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Heltne, Christopher C Sr.

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Heltne, Christopher C Sr.
May 03, 2011 03:39AM
Christopher C. Heltne (Sr.) October 23 1832 -

File contributed for Minnesota Biographies Project by:
Michael Oiseth MOISETH@mn.rr.com July 10, 2005, 1:21 pm

Author: R. L. Polk & Co. The County of Dodge, Minnesota, 1905.
Topographical, Historical, Pictorial, Miscellaneous. St. Paul: R. L. Pol
& Co., 1905.

HELTNE, CHRISTOPHER C., SR., retired farmer, Vernon Township, section 29?, came to
this county in
1857 and located in Vernon Township. He was born in Hafslo, Norway, Oct. 23, 1832,
to Christian and
Ingeliev Heltne, who both died in the old country. His youth was spent upon the
farm. He married
Kjersti J. Tverberg in 1856, and their home has been brightened by the birth of nine
children: Christian,
john C., Anna M., Gunild A., Petra S., Clara C., G. Carl, Peter L., and Carolina B.
Mr. Heltne is a
Republican and affiliates with the Lutheran Church. His farm of 265 acres is one of
the best in Dodge
County, and our subject is a highly respected and well-desering pioneer citizen.
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