Letters to the Editor

Family following their dreams

To the Editor:

I need to make a correction, and addition to the photo caption in your May 14, 2020 paper.

The Petersburg Weekly Report from October 26, 1917 stated "Mrs. A Ursin sold to Andrew Mathisen her residence property in the north end of town." The Ursins were direct relatives of Andrew's wife Anne Theodora, "Tora", whose maiden name was Ursin. She was the daughter of Laurits Solfest Ursin, and Anna Glasoe. An interesting note, Laurit's farm at Leikvikhamn was forced for auction by the Trondeness bank after more than 100 years in their family after Laurit's...


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