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Introduction To Magnus Nelson

Magnus Nelson and Sniffy

Magnus Nelson and Sniffy

Magnus Nelson was born September 9, 1888 to Mathias and Malin (Anderson) Nelson, both recent Norwegian immigrants. Magnus was one of 8 children in the family, which settled on a working farm outside Granite Falls, Minnesota. Mathias came from the Toten area of Norway where they grew potatoes and onions, so it is most likely that they grew the same crops on their new farm in Minnesota.

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