Ole Larson's Folks

Born in Tretten, Norway, on this date in 1789: third great-grandmother Ømbjør Samuelsdatter Bjerke, She was the mother of Samuel Jørgensen Bjerke, who immigrated to Wisconsin and changed his name to Samuel Samuelson. Top photo: Bjerke farm, center right in background. Below: entrance sign at South Bjerke.

Bjerke sign

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