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Martin and Martea Strandvold
Martin and Martea Strandvold
TitleMartin and Martea Strandvold
Date of Original188-?
DescriptionStudio portrait of couple, man seated on chair and woman standing by his side.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Portraits
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameStrandvold, Martin, 1835-1909
Strandvold, Martea, 1833-1926
LocationTrysil (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number150.1.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Cabinet photographs
Dimensions of Original17 x 11 cm.
Transcription"Martin Strandvold Trysil postmaster" - Handwritten on back of print, however this is an error Ole Strandvold was the postmaster.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryMartin Halvorsen Strandvold was born Trysil, Norway on Nov. 12, 1835 and wife Martea Knutsdatter was born Nov. 29, 1933 at Elverum, Norway. They were married in 1861 at Trysil and came to America in 1868. They settled along Red River northeast of Harwood, N.D. where he established the Trysil post office that operated from 1873 to 1899. They later moved to Washington where he died March 25, 1909 and she on Feb. 8, 1926.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionTrysil, N.D. Photograph Collection 150
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (150.1.1)
Digital IDrs004731
Original SourcePhotograph
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