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Betsy and Peter Jorgenson portrait
Betsy and Peter Jorgenson portrait
TitleBetsy and Peter Jorgenson portrait
Date of Originalbetween 1920 and 1940
DescriptionBetsy and Peter Jorgenson pose for a portrait. Both wear dark colored clothing and eyeglasses.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Spouses
Suits (Clothing)
Portrait photographs
Personal NameJorgenson, Betsy, 1870-1957
Jorgenson, Peter, 1866-1951
Item Number11219-019
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryPeter Jorgenson was born in Nesbyen, Norway and moved to Dakota Territory in 1888. He worked in Rochester, Minn. and in Grand Forks before marrying Betsy Larson in 1894 and moving to Springfield Township near Leeds, N.D. Peter and Betsy had seven children: Oscar, George, Gunda, Palmer, Laura, Carl, and Emma.
Betsy Jorgenson was born Birgit Larson in 1874 in Norway. She immigrated to the United States in 1890, and married Peter Jorgenson in 1894. She had seven children with Peter: Gunda, Oscar, Laura, George, Emma, Carl, and Palmer.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJorgenson Family Papers Mss 11219
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11219-019)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11219019
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