A. P. Holand Died Saturday. Had Lived in Grand Forks For About 30 Years; Born in Norway. A. P. Holand, 63 [should be 64], died at the home of G. I. Gulliksen, 712 South Third street, Saturday evening (March 12, 1927) about 8 o’clock. He had been in Grand Forks for about 30 years, coming here from Fergus Falls. He was born in Norway but lived in America since he was a young man. Up until five years ago he operated a photo gallery here, but since that time he had devoted his time to his real estate interests. His only surviving relatives are a half-brother, Peter Holand, in McKinley, Minn., a nephew in New York, and a sister in Norway. Funeral services will not be arranged until his brother arrives. (Grand Forks Herald, Sunday, March 13, 1927, Volume XLVI, Number 114, Page 11)
Born: October 4, 1862 in Helgeland, Norway
Died: March 12, 1927 in Grand Forks, ND
- Albert P. Holand was born in Hena Helgeland, Norway in June 1865. He emigrated to the United States in May 1884, living in Minnesota from 1884 to 1887, Montana from 1887 to 1888, and in Grand Forks, North Dakota, since 1889. His occupation was photographer and landlord. (Unites States Passport Application)
- The 1885 Minnesota census showed Albert Holand (age 21, born in Norway) living in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He worked with photographer A. P. Overland (age 40, born in Norway).
- Albert P. Holand, Grand Forks photographer, 222 South Third. (1891-1892 Grand Forks Business Directory)
- The 1900 United States census showed Albert Holand (age 36, single, born in July 1863 in Norway) living in Grand Forks, North Dakota. His occupation was a photographer and his year of immigration was listed as 1880.
- The 1910 United States census showed Albert Holand (age 44, single, born in Norway) living in Grand Forks, North Dakota. His occupation was a photographer and his year of immigration was listed as 1884.
- Albert P. Holand, 1915 North Dakota Census, resident of Grand Forks, North Dakota
- A. P. Holand Services To Be Thursday. Funeral services for A. P. Holand, who died Saturday, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Scandinavian Methodist church, Rev. Paul Haugen and G. I. Gulliksen officiating. The body is to lie in state this afternoon and evening in the Hanson-Anderson Mortuary. Mr. Holand was born October 4, 1862 in Helgeland, Norway. He came to this country in 1883, settling first at Sauk Center, Minn. Three years later he began as a photographer at Fergus Falls under the firm name of Overland and Holand. He also spent a year as a photographer in Crookston before coming to Grand Forks in 1891, and later spent one year in Butte, Mont. During most of his residence here he operated a photograph studio on South Third street, retiring from that business eight years ago to devote his time to his real estate holdings. Besides his brother, Peter Holand of McKinley, Minn., and one sister, Kristina Andreassen in Norway, five nephews and one niece survive. (Grand Forks Herald, Wednesday, March 16, 1927, Volume XLVI, Number 116, Page 5)