Knutson Family Norwegian Settlers in Hardin County, IA
Reeds and Simpsons. The first ' Edward Boddy, ,,,,!,., , T - RnrM ,, a l Â« n ! a grandfather of Lee Boddy. also camp direct from England with his wife. Norway An early pioneer settlement north Tipton township was called "Norwegian Lane," and its founders came direct from Norway, taking up their land at $1 25 acre at the "four corners" Tipton and Ellis townships The first immigrant to settle in "Norwegian Lane" was Knutson who came with his and eight children from Norway in 1860. Tallas' granddaughter, Mrs. Julia Newgaard now lives in Hubbard and a grandson in Eldora.