|Birth: ||Dec. 20, 1827|
Buskerud fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 1903|
Jens & his wife, Sigri Dokken Halvorsdatter, immigrated from Nes i Hallingdal, Buskerud, Norway, in 1850 on the ship Drafna. They met when they were about 16 years old while attending Confirmation classes in Norway. They lived for a few years in Dane County, Wisconsin, and after a few years Jens and Sigri moved on to Blooming Prairie, MN. Jens and Sigri raised a large family of 12 children: Kari, Liv, Marie, Helene, Amund, Christian, Randina Julia, Halvor, Martin Livis, John Andrew, Carl (1st) & Carl (2nd). Jens and his wife both died at Blooming Prairie, MN, and are buried there. Jens parents were Amund Fingarson & Kari Jensdatter of Nes, Norway. His parents did not immigrate to the US and are buried at Nes, Buskerud, Norway.
Sigri Dokken Halvorsdatter Amundson (1826 - 1916)
John Andrew Amundson (1866 - 1922)*
First Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Pat Amundson Elkins
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44145570
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