Howard E. Bjerke

Dragland Family:

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My name is Howard E. Bjerke and I reside in San Jose, California, USA.

I believe we are related through Thor Nilsen who is my great great grand father. My great grand father was Ole Thorsen and grandfather was Lars Ole Olsen Dragland. He was married to Karoline Amalie Gregussen 1863 -1933n. They homesteaded in Steele County North Dakota.

My mother was Lydia K. Dragland 1898 -1975 who was the daughter of Lars Dragland. She married my Father Thorvald A. Bjerke on Oct.13, 1917 in New England, North Dakota.

I have also made contact with Marlene Livingstone in Canada. Her great grandfather was Michael O. Dragland.