St. Pauli Lutheran Congregation: 1883 – 1933

  • 491 children baptized
  • The first people to be baptized in the church were Ida Ekse and Halmer Wibeto
  • 318 young adults confirmed
  • 75 marriages were performed
  • 165 funeral services were held in the church and buried in the cemetery

August 7, 1887

Reverend Andreas Nielson presided over the first confirmation at St. Pauli. The twelve members of the confirmation class were:

  • T. M. Hagen
  • Fredrick Faehn
  • Anna Josephine Knudson
  • Susan Bergen
  • Bertha Fjelstad
  • Anton Urevig
  • Oscar Hogstad
  • Minnie Jameson
  • Inga Sakariason
  • Carrie Loveng
  • Andrew Hegg
  • Tom Bergen