OLE ENGEBRETSEN VISTE When Ole Engebretsen Viste was born on October 22, 1869, in Viste, Oppland, Norway, his father, Engebret, was 51 and his mother, Ragnhild Knudsdatter Windingstad was 45. He arrived in the United States on June 15, 1882 at the age of 12.
He married Emma Olson on June 6, 1900, in Forestville, Wisconsin.
He became a naturalized citizen of the United States on September 7th, 1910 at the age of 40.
Ole and Emma had 7 children in 19 years. His daughter Olive Viste would become the direct ancestor of our family.
He died on April 1, 1936, in Forestville, Wisconsin, at the age of 66, and
was buried in Door County, Wisconsin.
http://genealogytrails.com/wis/door/history/history1917_chapter47.htm This link tells about the history of Doorbanks, WI and the Norwegian community early settlers.