From an online family tree (maybe yours?) Osmund Osmundsson Forgaard Born 15 December 1884, Aaseral, Vest-Agder, Norway Died 13 January 1959 in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA PARENTS Osmund Jensson Forgaard and Jorunn Aasmundsdtr; both d in Norway MARRIED on 20 June 1917 in South Dakota SPOUSE: Lisa-Marie Modtland Born 06 March 1894 in Astoria, South Dakota PARENTS: Joachim Modtland and Ellen Marie Died 29 October 1976 in Redwood County, Minnesota
Osmund Forgaard is in 1900 census in Aaseral, Vest-Agder, Norway as Aasmon Aasmonsen, with parents Aasmon Jensen and Jorand Aasmonsdatter, along with siblings Marit (1881), Kari (1887), Torborg (1889), and Anne Kirstine (1898).
1940 Census Hanley Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota * Osmond Forgard 55 born about 1885 in Norway, has first papers for US citizenship, partner/owner of local cafe * Lisa Forgard 46 wife, born about 1894 in South Dakota * Olive Oftedahl 24 niece, single, waitress, local cafe * Johnny Oftedahl 20 nephew, single, helper, local cafe RESIDENCE in 1935: Rural Deuel County, South Dakota (a question on the 1940 census)
1941 Hendricks, Lincoln County, Minnesota Social news item in the Hendricks Pioneer Newspaper, Friday, 05 December 1941 “The following were entertained at the Joachim Modtland home last Friday: Mr. and Mrs. Ole Olson, Myrtle and Marcella, Mrs. Henry Hanson and Myra, Mrs. Gilbert Johnson and family, Osmund Forgaard and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Modtland, Lars and Gust Friestad, and Mrs. Laura Lovro and Judith. The occasion was the 67th birthday of Mrs. Modtland."