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arnason homestead 1899, by wayne benedet
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arnason homestead 1899

by wayne benedet
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Arni Arnason was born in Iceland in 1850. In 1875 he married Valgerdur Peturson and subsequently in 1889 moved to Akra North Dakota. In 1899 they came to Canada to homestead at N.E. 4-1-6. Arni Died in 1902 and was buried in the Icelandic Cemetery. They had one son Arni who homesteaded on S.W. 2-1-6 and Two Girls Sigrid and Margaret. This cabin sits at the edge of the valley and looks over into the US which is about a mile away. Based upon the condition of the structure it may have been the original house built by the Arnason Family.
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manitoba, canada
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Wayne Benedet is a photographer who lives in Morden, Manitoba, Canada. His work has been featured in a number of publications including provincial papers and national magazines. His work can be found by GOOGLING Wayne Benedet. In the last four years, he has created a solo show of old car ...
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