|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1868, Norway|
LEWIS ARNESON (1876) is one of the pioneer settlers of Beaver Creek township and has resided on the farm he now conducts since he was eight years of age. He owns the northeast qiuarter of section 1, range 47, one of the finely improved farms of the precinct. As a stock raiser he has met with abundant success.
Lewis is a native of Norway and was born near the city of Bergen on June 16, 1868, the son of Lars and Anna (Borson) Arneson, both deceased. The father died February 20, 1910, his faithful wife having been called by the grim reaper September 17, 1908. As a year old infant our subject crossed the broad Atlantic with his parents and made settlement in the new world. The family lived in Fillmore county, Minnesota , previous to the establishment of a residence in Rock county.
The family drove overland in an ox team conveyance and arrived in the land of promise in the month of June, 1876. Lars Arneson at once homesteaded the land described above. His son Lewis was educated in the district schools and in 1892 commenced farming for himself on the home place, of which several years later he became the owner. Mr. Arneson is a stockholder in two farmers elevators, the one at Beaver Creek and at Booge , South Dakota . On July 20, 1894, in Beaver Creek township, our subject was married to Anna Reinsaas, who was born in Norway February 3, 1874, and came to the United States at the age of eighteen years. To Mr. and Mrs, Arneson have been born the following three sons and two daughters: Arthur, born August 23, 1895; Oscar, born July 28, 1898; Luella, born May 27, 1901; Alice, born September 21, 1905; George, born March 11, 1911. The family are members of the Synod Norwegian Lutheran church of Beaver Creek.
History of Rock County by A.P. Rose
Lars Arneson (1831 - 1910)
Anna L Borson Arneson (1831 - 1908)
Anna Reinsaas Arneson (1874 - 1945)
Arthur Arneson (1895 - 1928)*
Oscar Andrew Arneson (1898 - 1978)*
Esther O Arneson (1915 - 1986)*
East Palisades Cemetery
Created by: Valerie Lawrence
Record added: Aug 26, 2010
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