Hilda Gurina Larson (1874-1956) and Nels (1871-1933) were married in 1894 in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Hilda was the daughter of Susannah Olsdatter and Svenning Larsson who immigrated from Aust-Agder, Norway. Nels was the son of Anders Gunnarsson Lien and Sigrid Andersdatter Eltun who immigrated from Vang, Oppland, Norway.
Nels & Hilda had 8 children and later homesteaded in Burke County, North Dakota. They are buried at the Bethel Lutheran Cemetery outside of Powers Lake, North Dakota.