Rev. Nels A. Quammen was born in Bergen district, Norway, March 13th, 1839. When a child of eight years, came
to America with his parents and settled in Dane county, Wisconsin. Here he was reared and first attended the public
school, afterward pursued his studies at the Madison high school, then in the Lutheran college at Decorah, Iowa,
finally completed his course at Concordia college at St. Louis, Missouri, from which he graduated with honors in
the class of 1866, and was ordained in 1866, at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He at once accepted his present charge at
Eureka, where he has since made his home, has now the charge of his original church, the Christian Lutheran church,
the Valley Grove congregation at Wheeling, Rice county, the Zion church at Faribault, the Fox Lake congregation
of Rice county, and visits others when time and opportunity permit. Rev. Quammen preaches in Scandinavian, German
and English, and is also thoroughly conversant with the dead languages. Married in 1866, to Miss Margaret L. Bolstad.
Their children are: Maria J., Ingelborg L., Albert G. and Clara M., all of whom are at home.
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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