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Peter Andreas Torgersen Nykreim, ordained 1875.  Conference of the Norwegian-Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church 1875-1890; United Norwegian Lutheran Church, 1890-1897 and 1903-1908.

Born in Herø, South Søndmøre, Bergen on March 2, 1839.  His parents were Torger Torgersen N. and Johanna (nee Amundsen).

He attended Voldens Seminary from 1859-1961.

He was a teacher in Herø, Volden, Borgun, and Bremanger, from 1861-1874.

After immigrating to the US in 1874, he attended Augsburg Serminary from 1874-1875.

He served a a pastor in Audubon MN (11 congregations), 1875-1880; Hawley MN (6 congregations), 1880-1883; Grafton ND (11 congregations), 1884-1891; Park River ND (6 congregations), 1891-1894; Marshall County MN 1894-1897; Devils Lake ND, 1903-1905; Larimore ND, 1906-1908.

He has been a farmer in 1908. He is the author of  "Aabenbaringen," published in 1911.

He married Theodora Schreuder in 1871. She died in 1915.


From "Norsk Lutherske Prester i America" (Norwegian Lutheran Pastors in America)

by O M Norlie





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