Ephemera · Norwegian

A True Victorian Story – with a mystery attached – Part II

I present Lise Olson Bakke¬†to you today: Lise was Ingeborg's older sister, also my grandfathers paternal aunt, born on the Bakke farm (where I'm from) in 1859 in Hornindal, Norway. She emigrated to the US in 1888, and settled on the Reed/Read farm in Ferryville, Wisconsin. This is the picture she sent home to her… Continue reading A True Victorian Story – with a mystery attached – Part II