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Extracts From the Immigration Report of 1887 Pretaining to Settlement in the West

In the Sessional Papers of 51 Victoria (4) 1888 pp. 154-5 and 170 from the annual Immigration Report from the various Agents. These are extractions from that report of the Scandinavian Settlers.

Scandinavian Colony

# Name Family on Land Land Taken Description of House Description of Stable Stock Implements Tons Hay Acres Fenced Acres of Land in Crop Breaking Total Land Prepared Remarks
Horses Bulls Working Oxen Cows Young Stock Poultry Pigs Waggons Ploughs Harrows Buckboards Sleighs Mowers Rakes Harvesters Wheat Barley Oats Potatoes Garden Total
2 J. Knudson - S W 4 17 17 Logs, thatched, 12x16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 3  
3 L. Walstead yes S E 6 17 17 Logs, shingled, 26x18 - - - - - - 12 - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - 2 2 Good well
4 S. Carlson do S W 6 17 17 Logs, 12x18 Poles and turf - - 2 2 2 40 - - 1 1 - 1 - - - 30 80 3 1 5 2 7
5 F. Jensen - N W 6 17 17 Logs, 12x12 - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 - - - - - - - 1 1  
6 A. Edwardson - N W 20 17 17 Logs, 16x16 Logs, 15x12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 - 2 - 4 5 Good well. Building new house
7 Edward Hold - N E 20 17 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2 -
11 H. Swanson - S W 31 17 17 Logs, 20x15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - - - - - - - Con. entry.
12 A. Swanson - N W 31 17 17 Logs, 12x12 - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - do
17 M. Paulson - S W 4 17 18 Logs, 20x24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Lars Omen Yes S W 12 17 18 Logs, 12X15 Logs, 25x18 - - 2 1 1 - - - 1 - - 1 - - - 15 - - - - 1 - 1 1 2 -
24 C. Gudbransen Yes S E 12 17 18 Logs, 12x17 Logs, 12x12 - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - -
26 S.P. Johnson Yes N W 12 17 18 - - 2 - 2 2 - 30 4 - - - - - - - - 25 - - - - - - - - - Builds this fall
27 N.A. Swanson - S E 14 17 18 - - 2 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - 23 - - - - - - - - - Builds this fall
28 Aug. Johnson - S W 14 17 18 - - 2 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - Builds this fall
32 P. Abel - S E 32 17 18 Logs, 16x18 Logs, 12x12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
34 J. Hemmingson - N W 7 18 17 Lumber, shingled
26x35
Logs, 24x30 1 - - 1 1 - 8 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 - 40 30 - 4 13 - ½ 17½ 20 No improvements
on homestead
38 L. Odell - N E 4 18 17 Logs, 20x24 Logs, 18x20 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Con. entry.
42 G.W. Hogberg - N E 6 18 17 Logs, 20x24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 6 -
44 Oscar Peterson - S E 6 18 17 Logs, 15x20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
45 P. Haakenson Yes S W 14 18 17 Logs, 17x18 Logs, 17x18 - - 2 1 1 10 - - - - - - - - - 15 5 - 1 1 - - 2 9 11 -
46 M. Bengson - N W 14 18 17 Logs, 20x24 Logs, 20x17 - - 2 1 1 - - - 1 1 - 1 - - - 13 - - - ¾ - 2 3 5 -
48 C. Nielsen Yes N E 18 18 17 - - - - - 1 1 - 7 - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - -
49 J. Jacobson - S E 18 18 17 Lumber, 12x14 Lumber, 12x14 - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 6 - ½ - - -
51 F. Engman - S E 20 18 17 Logs, 13x16 Logs, 15x20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - 1 -
52 E. Nordquist - N E 22 18 17 Logs, 20x25 Logs, 15,20 2 - - - - - - - 1 1 - - - - 1 15 - - 6 - - 5 12½ -
52
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N.O. Nordouist - S E 22 18 17 - Logs, 16x22 - - - 1 1 - - - 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - 5 4 9 -
58 Svan Olsen Yes N W 16 18 17 Logs, 14x18 Logs, and turf - - - 2 - 8 - - 1 1 - 1 - - - 30 - - - - - - - 3 3 -
60 N. Larsen - S W 22 18 18 Logs, 15x15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2 Con. entry.
61 J. Eklund - S E 22 18 18 Logs, 14x16 Logs and turf - - - - - - - - 1 1 - 1 - - - 25 - 2 8 ½ - 12 - 12 -
65 Olaf Stein Yes S W 16 18 18 Logs, 19x25 Logs, 36x32 - - - 2 1 9 8 1 1 1 - 1 - - - 40 10 2 3 3 ½ 10 - 10 -
70 W. Stein - S W 16 18 18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 3 -
71 G.A. Neva (Stene) - N E 21 18 18 - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
72 C. Christianson - N E 17 18 18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2 -
73 Sval Vetland Yes S W 17 18 18 - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - 3 3 -
74 N. Pederson Yes N ½ 25 17 18 Shanty, 12x18 Logs, 34x84 3 1 - 14 7 - - 1 1 - - - - 1 1 90 - - - - - - - 1 1 -
77 F.G. Hill Yes N E 24 17 18 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - -

Scandinavian Colony

# Name Family on Land Land Taken Description of House Description of Stable Stock Implements Tons Hay Acres of Land in Crop Breaking Total Land Prepared
  Township Range Section Horses Bulls Working Oxen Cows Young Stock Poultry Pigs Waggons Ploughs Harness Buckboards Sleighs Mowers Rakes Harvesters Wheat Barley Oats Potatoes Garden Total
1 J. Anderson - S E 4 17 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2 J. Knudsen - S W 4 17 17 Logs, 10x12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3 L. Walstead Yes S E 6 17 17 Logs, 24x12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
4 S. Carlson Yes S W 6 17 17 Getting logs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Fred Jensen - N W 6 17 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 A. Edwardson - N W 20 17 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - -
7 Edward Holt - N E 20 17 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - 2 - 7?
10 Ole Hildahl - N E 30 17 17 Will get logs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
17 M. Woldson - S W 4 17 18 Will build - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Lars Omen Yes S W 12 17 18 Logs, 15x17 - - - 2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - -
24 C. Gudbransen Yes S E 12 17 18 Logs, 16,18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
26 S.P. Johnson Yes N W 12 17 18 Will build - 2 - - 1 - yes - - 1 - - 1 - - - 10 - - - - - - - -
34 J. Hemmingson - S W 7 18 17 Lumber, 24x30 - 2 - - 2 - yes - 1 1 1 - 1 - - - 20 - - - - - - 20 20
38 L. Odell - N E 4 18 17 Building Logs, 14x16 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - - 2 - - 2 1 3
42 G. Hogberg - N E 6 18 17 Lobs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6
44 Oscar Peterson - S E 6 18 17 Building - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
45 P. Haakenson - S W 14 18 17 Logs Logs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - 5 5
51 F. Engmann - S E 20 18 17 Log shanty - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2
61 J. Eklund - S E 22 18 18 Log shanty Logs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 12
65 Olaf Stein - S W 16 18 18 Logs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 10

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