- 1851 - 1925
Part of Bjug Aanondson Harstad Papers
Ingeborg Aanondsdaughter Harstad was born in Valle, Saetersdal, Norwy July 15, 1851; came to Seneca, Fillmore County in 1861, to Minnesota 1865, and to North Dakota some years later; married to Charles Matson, farmer of Crookston , Minn., November 21, 1877; he was born in Sweden, Oct 24 1844, came to the US in June 1868; located on a farm near Crookston, Minn. Moved to Parkland, Wash. in 1914, Ingeborg died July 12, 1925 at Parkland and was buried there. Mr Matson continued to reside at Parkland. They had eight children. One child Ida Selmina died when she was five.
Birgit Aanondsdaughter Harstad was born Dec. 19,1854 in Valle Saetersdal, Norway, came to Seneca, Ill. in 1861, and to Filllmore County, Minnesota 1865, married at Arendahl , Minn, March 17,1878 to Lars Hermanson of Fillmore County, he was born in Norway, Dec. 28, 1850,came to Fillmore County and located on a farm near Arendahl. Birgit died at her home there Aug 23, 1883, buried in North Prairie Cemetery, near Arendahl; Lars died in his home Apr 13, 1894 also buried in North Prairie Cemtery. They had three children.