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10:18 pm - Wed, June 8 2011
Max said:
$850 in 1885 equates a sum between $12,000 and $35,000 in 2011 dollars, assuming a 2% or a 3% year after year inflation. Safe to say the building cost about $20,000 in 2011 dollars.
03:12 am - Mon, December 22 2014
Ronny Terum said:
Interesting. I grew up in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Many norwegians settled to north America late in the 1800s. I wonder if this church was build by people from my hometown.
10:03 pm - Fri, January 18 2019
Angela Lukken Whitney said:
My mother's family...John Jensen Buene helped to build this church. He came to the US from Aurland Norway in the late 1800's. Married my grandmother and they built a farm (claimed) near Frederick Sd. Mn Governor Thye's family was a cousin of the Buene family...he has family buried in this cemetery. There are still Buenes in the Aurland Norway area.

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