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Arneson from Norway to Minnesota

Updated September 29, 2001

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Torgrun Olson Steen born in Stavdal, Norway before 1850 was the father of Olan b. 1862, Lars b. 1868, Jens b. 1863, Anders b. 1874, Hans b. 1877, Guner b. 1870 and Marie Dorothy b. 1879.
The Steen family emigrated to Minnesota where Marie married fellow Norwegian Thore Chase who emigrated from Ullensaker, Anes, Norway to Minnesota.

Ola Arneson born Gol, Hallingdol, Norway in 1831 married
Anne Knutsdaughter Bakken born 1841. Ola and Anne emigrated to the United States in 1876 and settled in Linn Grove, Iowa. They eventually migrated to Minnesota where the Steen and Arneson families became one.

This family's main line is complete, but branches are still being worked on. The majority of family members reside in Roseau, Minnesota with a sprinkling of families in Washington, Oregon and California.

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