Digging those Norwegian roots
The Reporter's Notebook
Last updated 5/26/2021 at 7:23am
My grandmother, Marie Rusten, was born in Norway in 1861.
I have spent a lifetime trying to get information about her, while some of it was right at my fingertips all the time.
I don’t have much that was my grandmother’s, only two pictures of the family farm, a photo of the church they attended, pictures of her parents, and a little black booklet.
I have only fleeting memories of my grandma...