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Anders Moldstad Family

Anders Moldstad Family | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A large family group is posed in the foreground in front of a frame house with shutters and a lightening rod. Greek Revival style house, possibly belonging to Andres Maldstad. Behind them a boy hoes a garden.
DESCRIPTION
A large family group is posed in the foreground in front of a frame house with shutters and a lightening rod. Greek Revival style house, possibly belonging to Andres Maldstad. Behind them a boy hoes a garden.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26678
Creation Date: 1875
Creator Name:Dahl, Andreas Larsen, 1844-1923
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State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Andreas Larsen Dahl photographs, 1870-1880, 1910-1915
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(D31)294
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Compare with Image ID's 27016, 26681, 26791. Also spelled Molstad. According to his obituary in the DeForest Times on 27 Jan 1899, Anders Moldstad was born 24 Aug 1843 in Vestre Toten, Norway. He emigrated in 1868, working in Decorah IA for several months before working in Lodi WI for 4 years. In 1872 he returned to Norway to marry Johanne Karine Berg; they returned to WI and settled in August 1873 in DeForest, where he was a successful merchant. He died there on 24 Jan 1899.
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery
Gardens
Family
Scandinavians

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