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.
The History of Houston County, Minnesota
Edited by: Franklyn Curtis-Wedge.
H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co.
Winona, Minn. 1919
Houston County, MN
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Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906