Branstead Family: Norway to America

Title

Branstead Family: Norway to America

Identifier

NAHA 2021/003

Description

In 1866, Lars Jonson Branstad, a single man from the fyords of western Norway left his parents, sisters and brothers, to cross the Atlantic for Chicago. He was a skilled carpenter. A strong Norwegian community and the Lutheran church welcomed him. Elizabeth Branstead is a third generation Norwegian American who regales with photos and stories of Vikings, immigration, and new life in Chicago and California. 175 pages, photos, maps, charts, text.
1 folder

Language

English

Citation

Branstead, Elizabeth Grace, “Branstead Family: Norway to America,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed October 27, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/15744.