Biographical Sketch of

Andrew A. Wiste
b: 1851

Andrew A. Wiste came to Mower County in 1874 and engaged in farming in the town of Adams one month, then went to Clayton and purchased wild land in sections 30 and 31. He improved 100 acres of land. In 1882 he sold and purchased 160 acres in section 27, town of Marshall.

He was born in Norway September 22, 1851, came to America with his parents when he was fifteen years of age and settled in Winneshiek County Iowa, where he made his home until 1874.

He was married in 1880 to Hannah Osmunsen, the first white child born in the town, daughter of John and Hannah Osmunsen.

They have two children named Annie and Josephine.

History of Mower County, 1884

Transcribed and submitted to MnGenWeb by Kathy Pike January 11, 2007