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Engebret Galbranson
Marion Twp.

Engebret Galbranson was born in Norway, Aug. 18, 1826. He emigrated to America in 1851, and came at once to Marion Township, Clayton County, and bought eighty acres of land on section 4. By hard work and close attention to business, Mr. Galbranson has succeeded in getting his land under a high state of cultivation, and is now the owner of one of the finest farms in Clayton County. His marriage occurred in 1851, to Lisse Maria Paulsdatter, who was born in Norway, Dec. 1824. Their married life has been blessed with thirteen children, nine living - Jacob E., born May 22, 1853; Maria E., June 15, 1855; Lisse, Feb. 20, 1858; Pauline, May 29, 1859; Kari, Dec. 17, 1860; Gustav Peter, July 16, 1864; Andres, Nov. 18, 1866; Iver, July 25, 1870, and Otto, Sept. 29, 1871. Mr. Galbranson is a member of the Norwegian Lutheran church. In politics he is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 930
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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