Sakaris J. Sigdestad, Bristol, SD Synneve R. Hjelle

Sakarias Jonson Sigdestad immigrated in 1881 to the US with his wife Synneve R. Hjelle and six children. Sakarias(1819-1889) died only 8 years after bringing his family to South Dakota.

Sakarias Jonson Sigdestad Family

This photograph shows (front row, left to right) Mrs. John (Kari) Grove (1854-?), John S. Sigdestad (1865-1950), Synneve (Hjelle) Sigdestad (1831-1919), Rasmus S. Sigdestad (1868-?), (back row) Mrs. Iver (Ingeborg) Skaare (1856-1943), Sakris S. Sigdestad (1874-1953) and Mrs. Magnus (Kristiana) Olson (23 Sep 1861-27 Apr 1927).

Farm Horses

Horse drawn binder on Westley Farm, 1926

Old Time Thrashing on the Rasmus Egge farm, 1915, Bristol,SD

Trashing grain at the Rasmus Egge farm in 1915.

Student List

1911 Listing of students at Fountain School,
Lynn Twp., Day Co.