Dale and Bumgardner payroll. Adolph Nordquist worked as a laborer on grading the Capitol grounds. He was born in Norway in 1887 and had lived in Minnesota less than a year in 1905. Fellow Norwegian Capitol worker Thomas Thompson lived at this address from 1899 to 1903.
Child term for individuals who were born in Norway.
Dale and Bumgardner payroll. Andrew Wicks worked as a bricklayer on the Capitol grounds. He was born in Norway in 1852 and emigrated in 1880.
Dale and Bumgardner Payroll. John Solberg was born in Norway in 1847 and came to America with his wife and three sons in 1888. He worked as a laborer on the grading of the Capitol grounds.
1902 Beam painting payroll. Ingvald Rossebo was born in Norway in 1872 and emigrated in 1894. He married in St. Paul and his first son was born here before he headed west, eventually settling in Idaho where he died in 1949.
1905 Payroll and 1904 St. Paul City Directory. Gustave Norman was born in Norway in 1867 and came to Minnesota in 1900. He worked on the Capitol as a laborer.
William Knudsen (1859-1914) was born in Norway and came to America in 1882. He worked as a carpenter on the Capitol and his tool box and tools, donated by his descendants, are now in the collection of the Minnesota Historical Society. He and his wife, Bertha, raised a large family in St. Paul and died there in 1914 at the age of 54.
1904 City Directory. Norwegian carpenter Gustav Bjorklund was born in about 1867. He joined Carpenter Local 87 in 1899
1904 Payroll and City Directory. Albert Anderson was born in Norway in 1878 and came to St. Paul in 1902. He joined Carpenters Local 87 on April 26, 1904, probably when he got hired on at the Capitol. He and his wife raised a large family at this address.
1901 City Directory. Andrew Anderson was born in Norway in 1863 and came to America in 1868. In 1900 he was living at this address with his wife, Josephine and new son Leonard.
Find a Grave displays info that could be for the same man, who died in 1922 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, St. Paul, MN.
John Olson worked as a sawyer. John, who was born in Norway in 1880, was the only one of the two living here when the 1900 Census was taken.