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Hans Nielsen Prestseter
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Birth: Nov. 26, 1839
Oppland fylke, Norway
Death: Aug. 22, 1913
Iowa, USA

Norway Marriage Record:

Bride Name: Anne Wilhelmsdatter Knudsen
Bride Age: 26 years
Bride Gender: Female
Bride Birth Date: 1848
Bride Father: Wilhelm Knudsen
Marriage Date: 25 jan 1874
Marriage Place: Oslo, Akershus, Norway
Spouse: Hans Nilsen
Spouse's Age: 35 years
Spouse's Gender: Male
Spouse's Birth Date: 1839
Spouse's Father: Nils Hansen

When Anne passed away, he married her sister Johanna..
Part of an article on Bee Minnesota..

"Schwarzholf, who also was postmaster during his residence here, employed one Hans Presatter as his mailer. He had learned the trade in his native Norway and was an expert millstone refinisher, a highly skilled art. After being used over and over again to grind wheat, the millstones had to be recut, and Presatter was in great demand for refinishing them in all the mills in the area. While employed in Schwarzhoft's mill, he lost a hand and part of an arm in an accident."
Family Tree Notes.

He married Anne Vilhelmsdatter Dvergstenseiet. They were married 1874 in Norway. Emigration 1877 in Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, USA. He died on 22 Aug 1913. He was also known as Hans N. Preseter. Burial in Waterloo Ridge Cemetery, Allamakee County, Iowa.

Julia Holm Record 1950:
Hans Nilsen Preseter came to this county before any of the rest. He had been married and had one boy, Nils, and when his first wife died, he married Johanne, a sister of Anne. She was such a loving wife and mother and had great love for Nils - just like a real mother. Hans worked in a mill at Bee, Minnesota and had the misfortune to cut off one arm above the wrist, which was quite an ordeal for him to go through, but he was brave and helped himself as many others would not do. He continued to toil and work, and in a few years, went to North Dakota to prove up a claim. His son , Nils, was then married to Jeanette Bergeson, so they also went along and farmed.

Source Blaine Hedberg, Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library, Madison, Wisconsin:
Hans Nielsen used the names Hans N Preseter in America. He was married about 1874 in Norway to Anne Vilhelmsdatter Dvergstenseiet, born May 28, 1848. Anne died in Norway on July 16, 1875 and Hans immigrated with his children in 1877 to Postville, Iowa. Hans died August 22, 1913 and is buried at the Waterloo Ridge Cemetery, Allamakee, Iowa. 
Family links: 
  Nils Hansen Prestseter Dyro (1813 - 1863)
  Kristiana Halvorsdatter Vildaasen Prestseter (1814 - 1894)
  Anne Wilhelmsdatter Knudsen Prestseter (1848 - 1875)
  Johanna Wilhelmsdatter Knudsen Prestseter (1841 - 1923)
  Nels Prestseter Hanson (1875 - 1950)*
  Syverine Nilsdatter Prestseter Gran (1836 - 1908)*
  Hans Nielsen Prestseter (1839 - 1913)
  Oline Nilsdatter Prestseter Dyro Christoffersen (1842 - 1882)*
  Niels Nielsen Prestseter (1845 - ____)*
  Nicoline Mathia Nielsdatter Prestseter Dyro Horgen (1851 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Waterloo Ridge Cemetery
Allamakee County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Eric C.
Originally Created by: wvy
Record added: Mar 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66865862
Hans Nielsen Prestseter
Added by: Duane St. Mary
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