Nub Fredrickson Ringerud (g-grandfather on my mother’s side)
– Nub was born on the Ringerud farm in the Aadalan region
of the Kommune of Ringerike in Buskerud
, Norway on November 14, 1847 to Fredrick Ellingson Ringerud and Birit Nubsdatter. On February 2, 1877 he married Bertha Larsdatter Haselhaugen. In April of 1879 they arrived in the United States with their son Fredrick. They immediately went to Freeman Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota
where his parents and two sisters were living. He assumed control of the farm. In December 1909 while returning from town the wagon he was riding in was struck by a train and he was killed. His son Bernt (Ben) is my grandfather. The picture is part of the article about his death.