Biography of Osmond Brevig
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Osmond Brevig, a general farmer on 240 acres of land in section 5, Yucatan township, was born in this township, Sept. 15, 1876, son of Christ and Julia (Trondvent) Brevig. He was the youngest of his parents' three children and attended school on Oak Ridge, this township. When a lad of 16 years he began working out and was thus engaged for seven years, at the end of which time he bought his present farm, whick is well improved. He iS a stockholder in the Rushford Creamery and the Farmers' Telephone Company and has attained a well recognized place among the prosperous citizens of his township. Politically an independent, he is at present serving as school clerk, and is a member of the Lutheran church on Oak Ridge. Mr. Brevig was first married, in November, 1902, to Clara Bratland, who was born in Yucatan township, Houston county, daughter of Ostim and Mary (Olson) Bretland, who are now retired farmers in Rushford. Mrs. Clara Brevig died Aug. 1, 1912, leaving two children, Melvin and Odine. On Oct. 2, 1914, Mr. Brevig married Anna Clave, also a native of Yucatan township, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Targe Clave, who are still residing here. Of this marriage there has been one child born, Bernice.

The History of Houston County, Minnesota
Edited by: Franklyn Curtis-Wedge.
H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co.
Winona, Minn. 1919


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