This book is about A.J. Hoiland and family and his brother Sivert Hoiland and family, both emigrated from Norway in the 1800s and lived in Benson, Minnesota. Family history is a gift for the next generations representing the Hoiland family in this 160 page book with many pictures, notations, family trees, plat maps, involving seven generations.
Ann Thomes is married to Chris Thomes and together they have two daughters; Jaclyn and Jessica Thomes. Ann Thomes is the daughter of Rosie and John Olmscheid.
Rosie Gilbertson's parents are Kippy and Eleanore (Hoiland) Gilbertson.
Eleanore was the daughter of Inga and Julius Hoiland.
Julius was the son of A.J. and Sophie Hoiland who both emigrated from Norway in about 1872.
A.J. Hoiland came from Hoyland farm in Norway.