Biography of Lauritz Ukkested
Houston County, MN Biographies

Lauritz Ukkestad, an elderly resident of Yucatan township, where he has spent many years in agricultural pursuits, was born in Nonstad, Norway. He came to the United Stataes in 1865, while still single, and located immediately in Houston county, Minn. Here he married Ingeborg Tollefson, a native of Telemarken, Norway. Mr. Ukkestad's first employment in this country was at railroad work, but he later rented land in Yucatan township and engaged in farming. He is still residing on a farm here and is a well known and respected citizen. He and his wife have been the parents of nine children.


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

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