Biography of Targe Kragness
Houston County, MN Biographies

Targe Kragness, in former years an active farmer of Sheldon township, was a native of Telemarken, Norway, and came to the United States when a young man of eighteen years. A short time after arriving in this country he settled in Houston county, Minn., acquiring land in Sheldon township, where he farmed for a number of years, dying here in 1882. He was married in this county to Guneild Knutson, also a native of Telemarken, Norway, and who survived him for thirteen years. They had a family of thirteen children. Mr. Kragness was a man of domestic tastes who devoted his whole attention to his family and the cultivation of his farm, on which he made good progress, thus helping to develop the agricultural resources of the county.


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

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