Category Archives: Luther College

Gina – Another Cousin’s View

In response to the post on the Borreson Cousins’ grandparents Gina and Emil, cousin David mailed me an extended recollection which is so good everyone needs to have it – with his permission, of course. So here is David’s remembrance of Gina; … Continue reading

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Halfway There

In the late spring of 1869, Elias and Kari emigrated from Christiania (Oslo), Norway to America via the ship Skandinavia. Their route being La Crosse, Wisconsin, they settled temporarily in the Halfway Creek area just north of La Crosse and east … Continue reading

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