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Anders Johnson family, Hillsboro, N.D.
Anders Johnson family, Hillsboro, N.D.
TitleAnders Johnson family, Hillsboro, N.D.
Date of Original1887?
DescriptionFormal studio family portrait of elderly couple with their seven adult children. The image contains five males and four females. The second male from the left and the second female from the right in the back row appear to have been inserted by the photographer at a later date.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Older people
Portrait photographs
Studio props
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameJohnson, Anders, 1825-1908
Johnson, Gonner, 1825-1895
LocationHillsboro (N.D.)
Traill County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item NumberFolio 56.1.1
Format of OriginalAlbumen prints
Dimensions of Original35 x 43 cm.
Transcription"The Anders Johnson family, Front Row: Mrs. Bertha Root, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Johnson, John Anderson (Anders-son). Back Row: Nels Johnson, Mikkel Johnson, Ole Johnson, Mrs. Ellen Nelsen, Mrs. Emma Lund (Hartvig). Taken about 1887" - Handwritten on paper attached to back of cardboard mount.
"Written in 1937. Left to right. Upper - Born - Died. Upper - Nels Johnson, July 17, 1860. Michael Johnson, Feb. 27. 1864 - July 15th 1935. Ole Johnson, Jan. 30, 1855. Ellen Johnson Nelson. Emma Johnson Lund, Sept. 20, 1866. Bertha Johnson Root, Jan 24. Anders Johnson, May 21, 1825. Gonner Nelson Johnson - Oct 24, 1925. John Anderson Johnson" - Handwritten on back of cardboard mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryAnders Johnson was born in Norway in 1825. He came to America about 1865. In 1871, the family settled on land one and a half miles west of Hillsboro, located on the Goose River. Anders was married three times and had a total of seven children. He died in 1908.
Bibliographic ReferenceAnders Johnson and the Hartvig Lund families. Yesteryears in Traill: Traill County, North Dakota. Vol. 1. 1976, pp.94-95.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionHillsboro, N.D. Photograph Collection 81
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 56.1.1)
Digital IDrs000271
Original SourcePhotographic print
Digital AlterationsScan stitched together from two separate scans
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