The Enestvedt Marker

The Enestvedt Marker (HM1COK)

Location: Sacred Heart, MN 56285 Renville County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 41.088', W 95° 17.983'

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This memorial to Ole O. and Anne Enestvedt and their children is near the location of the log and dugout home of these Norwegian immigrants. This pioneer family staked their homestead claim in the spring of 1867, shortly after the "Indian uprising". Ole and Anne raised the following 9 children on this farm still in the family name:

· O.O. Jr., farmer, historian, author and poet.
· Jorgine, Lutheran missionary and teacher, Teller, Alaska.
· Sophia, chiropractor in Sacred Heart, Minn. and Chicago, Ill.
· Christian, grocer, grain buyer and banker in Belview, Minn.
· Theodore, farmer, organizer of cooperatives, land bank director, civic and community leader.
· Anna, teacher, married G.H. Kravik, inventor and manufacturer of grinding wheels, Everett, Wash.
· Engebret, corn breeder, progressive political organizer and writer.
· John, farmer, chiropractor, athlete & mechanic.
· Louise, teacher, Eng. and Norwegian languages.

Blessed Be Their Memory
Dedicated by Their Heirs on the 100th Anniversary
1867 — 1967
Year Placed1967
Placed ByThe Enestvedt family descendants
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 317755 N 4950509
Decimal Degrees44.68480000, -95.29971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 41.088', W 95° 17.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 41' 5.28" N, 95° 17' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)320
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75001-75999 Co Rd 12, Sacred Heart MN 56285, US
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