The Ager (Mathisen), Blestren, Pederson, and Ludvigson families of Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties, Wisconsin


The Eyvind and Inga (Pederson) Ager Family
Left to Right Top Row: Fred, Roald, Waldemar (my grandfather). 
Bottom Row: Borgny, Eyvind, Roger, and Inga. circa 1959

This page is dedicated my paternal grandfather and his ancestry


Andrew and Helga (Ludvigson) Pederson

Waldemar and Gurolle (Blestren) Ager

Written Works

Biography of Andrew Pederson Funeral of Waldemar Ager
Memories by Camilla Ager Notes from a vacation trip, July 1899
Descendants of Peder Mathisen Father's, Mother's family by Gudrun Bergh
Mother's Family by Waldemar Ager Interview with Eyvind Ager


Ager, Eyvind Ager, Gurolle (Blestren) Ager, Inga (Pederson) Ager, Magne
Ager, Roald Ager, Trygve Berg, Hans Peter Best, Solveig
Blestren, Hansine (Krogh) Blestren, Sivert Gabrielson, J. (Blestren) Derge, Borghild (Ager)
Nicolai, Hildur (Ager) Oyen, Valborg (Ager)
Johnson, Aagot (Pederson) Pederson, Andrew Pederson, Emil Pederson, Helga (Ludvigson)
Peterson, Harold Rooney, Hilda (Pederson)







Eyvind Ager as a young boy, ca 1904

Eyvind Ager in front of 409 Chestnut St., ca 1903

Fremad Publishing, Eau Claire, ca 1907-08


Gurolle (Blestren) Ager 1873-1951

Gurolle (Blestren) Ager as a young lady 1873-1951

Martinius Mathisen Ager in uniform, ca 1860s

Mathea (Johnsdatter Stillaugen) Ager 1835-1913 

Mathisen brothers at their father's funeral 1874 

Waldemar Ager 1869-1941

Waldemar Ager children, ca 1940s

Waldemar Ager-William J. Bryan handbill, ca 1916


Other Waldemar Ager Pictures, courtesy Ager Assoc,


Hansine (KROGH) Blestren  1842-1927

Silvert Jensen BLESTREN 1831-1916




Andrew and Helga (Ludvigson) Pederson, ca 1905

Andrew and Helga Pederson Family

Andrew Pederson 1871-1958

Helga (Ludvigson) Pederson 1884-1973

Bernard Pederson Children


Ditlef Emilius Ludvigson 1881-1903


Inga Louise Pederson, ca 1920s


Ingaborg Pederson (mother of Andrew)





The Waldemar Ager Homepage
 Pictues of Fredrikstad, Norway
 Waldemar Ager and the Golden Age of Norwegian America

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