October 1997 Queries
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31 Oct 1997 Doug Holte Holte1@Juno.com
Holte is also the farm name, located near Stange, Bygde
Hedenmarken. Before coming to the US my great great
grandfather's name was August Anderson.
/ NERBY / HANSEN / SIMONSEN / ANDERSEN 30
Looking for information on these descendants: PEDERSEN /
NERBY / HANSEN / SIMONSEN / ANDERSEN OR DATTER Peder
Simonsen birth 1826 or his father Simon, Agnete
Andersdatter 1823, August Pedersen 1845, Peder Pedersen
1853, Christian Pedersen 1856, Johan Pedersen 1860, Karen
Pedersdatter Nov. 22 1863, Hans Pedersen Sept 12 1952,
Ryine Pedersdatter 1849, Simon Pedersen 1847. Please send
info to Packrena@aol.com
30 Oct 1997 Leroy Nelson
I am looking for information to add to my findings. OLE
JEREMIASEN SUSEGG (1843 to 1928) married to ANE KRISTINE
RASMUSDATTER STOEN (1843 to April 4, 1973) and LOUISE
JAKOBSDATTER SELLI (February 24, 1852 to 1948). They
lived in Steinkjer area. Also looking for any information
about my grandfather. His name is NICOLY AMANDUS NILSEN
(August 30 1978 to November 16, 1933) he was from
Svolvaer and met my grandmother MARIANE SUSEGG (September
23, 1871 to July 10, 1949) in Trondheim. They came to the
United States by way of Canada in the early 1900. I have
complete information on the family of Nicoly and Mariane
as they both died in California.
30 Oct 1997 Joyce Quall Urban
Looking for descendants of Arnt Pedersen or Arnt Pedersen
Kvalsringen and Elise Toresdtr. of Kindshaugen. Arnt was
born December 9, 1864 in Kval-eie, Saksumdal, Faaberg,
Norway. The 1900 census shows children Borghild
Arntsdatter, b. 1894 and Teodor Arntsen, b. 1894 on the
farm. Arnt is the brother of my grandfather Peter or
Peder Pedersen Quall, who went to visit Arnt in 1927.
29 Oct1997 email@example.com
Looking to confirm birth of siblings of my grandfather.
He went by the name Louis Nordle in the USA but it has
been suggested he was born Ludvig IVERSEN, born June
2,1885 according to Buskerud parish of Lier, Tranby
church records. Parents purported to be Lars IVERSEN and
Annette LARSDATTER. Any info on them would also be
helpful. Would church records confirm any of the
Brothers and sisters were:
Lars (died as a young child)
Louise NORDAHL b. 1/5/1893 d.7/14/1976 Bergen Norway
Peder NORDAHL b. 6/1881 d. 1960 NY, USA
Gina NORDAHL b. d. USA
Ingvald IVERSEN b. 1877 d. 1965 Drammen, Norway
Anna b. d. Norway
Louis b. 6/2/1886 d.3/13/1950 NH,USA
His Naturalization records state he "Emigrated from
Christiana Norway on & Oct 1903 and arrived Port of
New York 17 Oct 1903 on the ship CYSNRIO". Could
this be confirmed by someone in the "Oslo
29 Oct. 291997 Kathy Dishaw firstname.lastname@example.org
I am trying to find some history on my great grandfather
John J. Johnson. The only information I have is that he
was born Oct. 17, 1861 in Sor-Trondelag,Norway. I do not
know when he immigrated to the US. He married Hansena
Petranella Fixta who was born in Sweden July 25,1871.
They were married in 1887. Johnson is such a common name
it has been hard to find any information. Any help would
be greatly appreciated. Thank You,
Kathy Dishaw email@example.com
29 Oct 1997
I am trying to tie my ancestor to Princess Cecelia
(Sverri Sigrudsson's sister) My ancestor is Niri
Ingebretson Rodningen Bakke b. 1741, d. 1805 is a 7 gr
grandson to Princess Cecelia. Oral history says he
married Anne Halvorsdatter Herbjornsrud b. 1744, d. 1810.
Anne's father was Halvor Kittlesson Herbjornsrud (b.
1708, d. 1788) and her mother was Christine Jensdatter
Skogen (b. 1707, d. 1744). Christine's father was Jens
Hansson Reine aand her mother was Ingeborg Trolldalen
Skogen. Then oral history says that Ingeborg's
grandfather was a famous man named Hans Reine. The
Herbjornsrud side also goes back to Hans Reine. They are
descended through Ingi Baardsson Reine or Skulli
Baardsson Reine. How do you find the descendency of royal
people? Also who is Hans Reine and am I spelling his name
correctly? Does anyone have any genealogy on these
people? The rest of my family are from Buskerud Norway,
Eftelot sogn. Please write to cguida @ djam.com or Chris
RR 2 Box 126
Hawley, MN USA 56549
CO, WI NORWEGIANS 27 Oct 1997 Jackie
I am researching MANY Norwegians from Juneau Co. and
would like to share info. Some of the surnames are:
Anderson, Balgord, Benson, Bordalen, Gullickson,
Halverson, Hansen, Hoff, Jacobson, Johnson, Knutson,
Larson, Lee, Nelson, Ormson, Quamme, Temte and Tveit.
26 Oct 1997 Leslie Lumley
Looking for information on the following persons-- Sanger
(Sandel) Bartelson(Bertelson) Born 10 October 1870.
Gertrude (Gorte) Martha Erickson Born13 November 1871.
She came to America in 1892. Gertrude's sister Kari
Erickson (Fosslakkens) she died in 1934 Kval, Norway. Any
information or help to lead me in the right direction
would be appreciated. Thank You Very Much. Leslie
26 Oct 1997 Don Sherwood
My grandfather left Norway when he was about sixteen and
came to the U.S.A. He then changed his name to Ed Matson.
His given name (as far as we can tell) was Edwin
Gimse.His birthdate is April 26 1871. We have been told
that the Gimse's lived around Bergen. Any help will be a
blessing. Thank You.
24 Oct 1997
I would like to gather information regarding my fathers
family history.. I believe that his Grandfather name was
Bah when he came to the united states it was change to
Beck.. I was told that he ran away from Norway because of
the type of punishment that he was given by cleaning his
fathers stables. He settled in Minnesota as far as I know
he was an only child as my father was. if you have
information on the family name it would be nice. I don't
know what village he was from. If I can find out I will
let you know. Thank-you
24 Oct 1997 David Brown"
Searching for parents of Baard Olson Raknes born 1880 in
23 Oct 1997 Elaine Odishaw firstname.lastname@example.org
My Grandfather was Aage Kristiansen. Immigrated to Canada
in the late 1920's. He returned to Norway to serve in
WWII. Returned to Canada in 1945.
He and My Grandmother, Edel Arneson divorced and he
returned to Norway. We are currently looking for him or
information on him. We know he lived in Oslo and worked
at the power plant there until he retired. He married his
brother's widow and may have more family there. He was
born in January of 1910 in Norway. Any help would be
23 Oct. 1997 Nancy (Kjostad) Imm, email@example.com
Looking for living descendants (names, addresses,
telephone, and e-mail) of the following persons (children
of Jorgen Olsen KJOSTAD b. 30 Sept. 1835 Loten, d. 19
Sept. 1878 Finberg, m. 1862 Karen Dyresdatter OMMANG (or
TOFSRUD) b. 6 Aug. 1834 Tofsfud, d. 20 June 1915
I.Jens Jorgensen Detlof FINBERG, born 30 Sept. 1866, went
to USA in 1888 but lived again at Finberg farm to help
mother in 1891, and lived there till he died.
II.Regine Jorgensdatter FINBERG (or KJOSTAD), born 1862,
Loten, Hedmark, married Clement OSTBY stationmaster at
1. Clement Ostby, married Magna, children:
a. Odd Ostby
b. Randi Ostby
c. Signe Ostby
2. Karen Ostby
3. Jorgen Ostby
4. Ragnild Ostby
Rolf Ostby (don't know his relationship) a baker at
Roreksg. 33, Tynset?, Fluberg? (Randsfjord) tel. 28130
III.Marie Elisabet Jorgensdatter FINBERG (or KJOSTAD), b.
16 March, 1872 Vang, Hedmark , married 31 Dec. 1899 Erik
Gudbrandsen TANDBERG from Sondreland, gbr. on Setton,
1. Gudrand Tandberg, b. 18 Dec. 1900, married 1927
Alfhild Solberg, children:
a. Kristen Marie Tandberg, b. 16 May, 1928
b. Marit Tandberg, b. 6 Feb., 1932, m. 1952 Odd HOLLAND,
c. Minnie (?) Tandberg
I am the granddaughter of Ole Jorgensen KJOSTAD, b. 11
Jan. 1864 on Finberg, Vang, Hedmark, immigrated to USA in
1881, and married 1904 Rachel Enoksen from Stavanger in
St. Paul, Minnesota.
If anybody had information to share or can help me find
these people, I would appreciate it very much.
23 Oct. 1997 Peter Sjolander,
Looking for information on the following persons...
Born in Loiten, Norway on May 26,1851. C. A. Sjolander
came to the United States with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Eric Sjolander, when he was fourteen years old. C.
A. stands for Carl August or Charles August. --
Peter Sjolander 1518 West Ave. Fullerton, Ca. 92833-3945
20 Oct 1997
My surname is Henrickson(originally Henriksen) My
Grandfather is from somewhere in Nordland and was a boat
builder. My grandmother name was Christine Strandfjord.
My grandfathers first name was Lars. They came to the
U.S. in the early 1900's and settled in Ft Ransom, ND.
Christine had a sister Anne and a brother Jon. That all I
know, except in my grandfather's records the name
Heitmann appears. I've tried to figure out where this
name originates, but to no avail.Any suggestions? Warren
20 Oct 1997 firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking information on Bøydler-Boydler-Bøidler-Boidler
family that lived in Osebakken, Porsgrunn Kommune in the
late 1700's to 1800's, with the latest death noted in
1932. Is there such a thing as a death certificate I
could acquire to find the parents of this man, Hans
Petter Bøydler? I'm trying to find a connection between
his family and the family of Anne Bøydler who married my
great-grandfather. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
19 Oct 97 Bart R. Heimsness
I am looking for information on Lars Friderichsen b. 1753
Hejmsnes or Heimsens farm, Trondheim County, Kolvereid
Parish. Looking for his parents and siblings. His wife
was Berith Ingebrightsdtr b. 1756. Marriage date unknown.
Thank you for your assisatnce, Bart R. Heimsness, USA
19 Oct 1997
Farm name Nerby or Neerby ... Area: Vardal/ Halden
Looking for info on Hans Pedersen (Nerby) brother of
Karen John and Peder Pedersen And son of Peder Sinauosen
(Simenson) Pedersen and wife Agnete Andersdatter. Email
10/19/97 Laura Velasquez
I am searching for information on Ole Andreas Dyrland
born before 1873 in Norway but not sure where. He married
Dorthea Helene Risdahl and had the following children:
Laura (b. May 1873 in Iowa), John, Amalia, Carl,
Alexander and Realf (b. April 1888 in Decorah, Iowa). I
descend from Laura (married Daniel Beiningen).
18 Oct 1997
Hello, I am looking for information on Nordmark families
in Norway. My grandfather Ingolf Nordmark was born May 3
1901 at Egersund, Norway to Mr & Mrs. Osten Nordmark.
Ingolf had two brothers remaining in Norway. I would like
any information on these people and even farther back if
possible. I am new to the internet, so any help would be
greatly appreciated. Note, Ingolf may have been born in
Helleland. Sincerely , Kimberly Nordmark e-mail address
17 Oct. 1997 Ronald E. Peterson
My Great Grandmother Jennie Maria Danielson, the daughter
of a Norwegian sea captain, was born in Norway, May 13th,
1861, and at the age of four migrated with her parents to
America. There was a brother G.F. Danielson mentioned.
This is all the information I have, and would appreciate
any information on my great grandmother and her family.
STENE + 17
Looking for Glurbansen, Anton, Annette, John, Anna Stene;
Johan Thoresen, Maria, Jensine, Nichkolina, Anna
Gulbransen, immigrated to New York in April 1882. Johan
Stene died Ronheim around 1900, looking for birth date,
death date, siblings, parents etc.
Maria Thoresen born September 7, 1873, Immigrated to New
York in October of 1905. Katherine Stene, born March 5,
1893 Ronheim? Olga Stene, born June 29, 1895 born
16 Oct 1997
I am searching for information on/about the
Lybekk/Lybek/Lybak farm in Norway. It was located near
Dokka in Land, Norway. Vest Torpa is a regional name in
the area as well. My grandfather and his father took the
name Lybek from this farm where they worked. I welcome
any information at all. Tusen takk! Susi Lyback-Dahl
Oct. 16, 1997, Pam Knold
Looking for any KNOLD relatives from Ørje, Norway.
Petter Iversen Grislingaas. Knold b. 10-2-1816
Anne Marie Svensdatter. Herrød b. 1821; Father- Svend
Olsen. Herrød, Mother: Anne Nielsdatter
1. Iver Petersen Knold b. 6-11-1847 in Øymark, Norway d.
w1 Anne Marie Petersdatter b. 11-20-1833 In Hollesby,
Norway d. 5-25-1910
w2 Karoline Joanne Lena Thorsdatter. Lintoe b 2-11-1859
Øymark. d. 1-6-1881
2. Caroline Sophie Pettersdatter Knold
Johan Jensen Buer b 2-20-1846 d 1885
3. Hilleborg Marie Pettersdatter Knold b 12-6-1850
Gunnerius Iversen Spekkebo b 10-12-1838 d. 2-1902
4. Anne Dorothea Pettersdatter Knold b. 4-23-1853 d.
Niels Iversen Jahren b 9-22-1837 d. 1-27-1900
5. Olaves Pettersen Knold b 5-6-1855 d. 6-26-1921
Marta Maria Olsdatter b 12-11-1858 d 1-8-1906
6. Maren Elisabeth Pettersdatter Knold b 3-9-1942 d.
Nils Kristian Volen b 5-31-1854 d. 11-16-1942
7. Svend Pettersen Knold. Herrød b. 2-24-1859
Jorgine Amalie Moen b. 9-29-1870
8. Christian Pettersen Knold b 12-17-1863 d. 1890
9. Thea Augusta Pettersdatter Knold b 3-22-1865 d. 1880
Thank you for your help. Pam Knold
15 Oct 1997
My name is Elise Hagensen.
Looking for Hagensen roots in Norway. My
great-grandfather's name was John Lyman Hagensen.
14 Oct 1997
Great Grandfather was Lars Fossel, Born April 23 1835 in
Norway, emigrated to the US and settled in Elliot
Illinois and died 2/11/1899. He was Married to Sarah
Johansdotter Helgeland. She was born October 7, 1841 in
Sandeid Norway and died 10/28/1926. Her father was Johan
Helgeland (mother Josie?). They had 6 children: John,
William, Ed, Carrie, George and Henry. Thanks for any
information. Scott G. Fossel
WANTED 14 Oct 1997 Diane (Jevnager) Ballard
I am interested in getting Norwegian recipes for sweets,
treats and desserts from the late 1800s (or older) and
early 1900s. (maybe even a cook book?). Thanks.
14 Oct 1997 ROBERT WIKEN
looking for info on wiken (viken)
olaus viken slekt of sunnfjord.
CHRISTENSEN 13 Oct 1997
I am looking for information on Michael Norman/Kaspora
Carlson. They lived in Oslo Norway till ca 1900. They
move to Seattle WA. They had two children that I know of
#1 Sigurd S. Norman #2 Sofie. Sigurd was b 25 July 1885
Oslo. I really don't know anything about his parents
except their names which I got off Sigrud 's Cit. papers.
I am also looking for the family of Dagne Christensen,
her parents were Karl Christensen and Elise Eck. They
were from Sevelvick Jarsberg Norway. Dagne came to US ca
1910 to live with her sister and husband. I really do
appreciate any help you can give me. Mona
13 Oct 1997
I am trying to find information on family in the Trysil
area, with the surname Westby. Also, possibly with the
surname Vestby. I am also looking for information on
family with the surname Bersvensen which was the surname
prior to the family taking the name Aasmo, after the
family farm. Their farm was situated way in northern
Norway, I don't have the name of the town. If anyone can
help me out, even a bit, I'd appreciate it! Kirsten Adler
13 Oct 1997
I am currently looking for a woman named Inger Lillevig
nee Skien she was married in 1901 to Gjert
Lillevig-Vig-Vik-Wick who was a chauffeur in Bergen. her
children were Rolf (Ralph) Wick d: 1971, Hans (Howard)
Wick, Inger Wick d:1944, Gjert (Gary) Wick, Fanny Wick
.... married and has a son Egil in or near Bergan. Trying
to find Inger Skien it was said that a family tree was
made on her side of the family that goes to the 1600's I
am looking for any information on Skien, Lillevik, Fusa
Also looking for Anna Johannesdotter married to Johannes
Kristofferson Tvedt-Åkre from the farm Åkre, called
Looking for Eva Andersen (1988-89 in Loddenfjord) brother
Eric , Mother Gert Andersen. recently married Morten!
Please lost touch figure in the Bergen area!
13 Oct 1997 Charlie Taskerud
Taskerud, Hobrenna, Ingeberg, Sor Holo, Rinsaker, Nor.
My great grandfather Johannes Christianson Taskerud born
July 19 1845, came to America in or around 1866. I am
looking for relatives in Norway who might have a
connection with this name and the farms. I can provide
additional information if needed. Thank you, Charlie
12 Oct 1997 Geri Peterson
Looking for info. on this family living at Sognli under
the farm Nervik in 1865 census of Orkdal Christen
Hanspetersen, age 40, born in Orkdal Gjertru Olsdtr., age
40, born in Hemne Parish Hansine Christensdtr., age 12
born in Orkdal. Anders Christensen, age 2 born in Orkdal.
Would like to know if any other children existed, and how
to find out who parents of Christen and Gjertru were.
12 Oct 1997, Geri Peterson
Looking for info. on the following family: Skjetne.
Lovisa Kristine Skjetne born about 1880 in Trondheim to
Ole & ? Skjetne. She was supposedly born 4th of 7
daughters. Possibly might have been born in the parish of
12 Oct 1997
I am searching for information on the father of my 2nd
great grandmother, Kari Evensdatter STAVERLØKKEN, b.
1823 in Soknedal and d. 1911. Kari married in 1847 to
Arnt Mensen SKAARVOLD, a cotter on Skåvoll in Støren.
According to the Soknedal bygdebøker, Kari was the
illegitimate daughter of Gjertru Henriksdotter
Staverløkk (b. 1800 and d. 1835) and Even Jensen
AARHAUG. I have not been able to find any other
information about Even Jensen Aarhaug. Would welcome any
info. Thanks! Linda
12 Oct 1997, Geri Peterson
Looking for info. on this location in Norway --
"Parish register of Orkdal 1854-1869 shows that
Anders Christensen, the son of Christen Hanspetersen and
wife Gjertrud Olsdtr. living at Hofsoren, was born 15 Dec
1864 and baptized Feb. 19, 1865." Where is Hofsoren?
Later the family lived at Sognli? Are these two locations
close together? I seem
unable to find them on maps. Any info. would be
12 Oct 1997
Still searching for information on my Great-grandparents:
Lar Erick LARSON & Lina Andrea ERICKSON. They married
in Norway in 1861. Lars was born in Skien, Norway 22 Nov
1830. They came to the U.S.A. in about 1868/69. Lars
changed his name to MOBERG (don't know why). What was the
normal port of embarkation when leaving Skien for the US?
Any information will be most welcome.
12 Oct 1997
I am researching a Norwegian Name, Hafell. I believe that
it originally came from Venezuella. Can you help? Kevin
FARM 11 Oct 1997 Per Saxvik
Would like to find the history of the Saksvik (Upper)
farm in Malvik, Norway, and present living decendants of
Kristian Eriksen Saksvik and Hanna Kristensdatter (my
grandparents) who had the farm late 1800, early 1900.
British Columbia, Canada
11 Oct 1997
My Norwegian surname is ECKREM. I have been told by
relatives that it was changed from SARTRE to ECKREM upon
coming to the U.S. -John Eckrem
11 Oct 1997
My great-grandfather's name was John Jorstad. He was born
in 1859 in Norway. I was told that he came from a place
called "Jorstad." He immigrated to America in
the 1880s. Kari Baker
10 Oct 1997 Jack Thompson
Seek info on ancestors of Niels GUNDERSEN b. 1767
Høgedal, Aust Agder. Married Amborg Thomasdatter 1806.
She was from Alve in Tromøy area. Niels parents may have
been Gunder Nielsen and Inger Evendatter. Niels and
Amborg had son named Thomas.
10 Oct 1997
I am seeking information on the Hertzenberg family that
lived in New Richmond, Wisconsin during the 40's, 50's
and 60's. Also, I am looking for information on Karl
Hertzenberg, who sailed from Norway in 1882 and resided
in Wisconsin. Please send information to Rhertzy@aol.com
11 Oct 1997
John Olsen born in Luster -i-sogn married Anna, unknown,
moved to Guvag. early 1800's. One of their sons was Ove
Bernhardt Johnson who married Alette Hermansen late
1800's. Kerry & John Ovesen
11 Oct 1997
My name is Charles A. Wilcox and I'm looking for info on
my Norwegian Ancestry. My Great grandfathers name was
Thor Pedersen Bredal and he was born 4/21/1872 in Oslo,
Norway. His Mother was Karen Margrethe Charlotte Bredal
and His dad Peder Thorsen Dilling. I've have some info on
them but I'm looking for more. I have very little on my
Great Great Grandmother Karen. If you can give me any
info it will be greatly appreciated. I believe Bredal was
also the name of a family estate. I'll be looking forward
to hearing from you. My email is email@example.com
11 Oct 1997
Searching for info re my mother Esther Hannah HANSEN dtr.
of Hahhah LERCHE HANSEN. Family (Mother at least) ran
gasoline station in Christiania (Oslo) 1920s. She
probably was born there abt 1900 and had several siblings
Knut, Bjorn, and girls also. Esther emigrated to Boston,
Mass. about 1920 and worked for ? family member or friend
of who paid for passage.She died at my birth. Presently I
have cousins living at KIRKEV 49 A 0368 Oslo who I have
written with no response. Phone 47 22 69 53 05 which I
have not called as yet. Will appreciate info. George A.
9 Oct 1997 KENNETH LITLAND
LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE:
MANUEL LITLAND, THINK HE WAS BORN 1895, CLARA LITLAND
(MAIDEN NAME THOMPSON, MELVIN LITLAND, WILLIAM LITLAND,
THOMAS LITLAND. MELVIN, WILLIAM AND THOMAS WERE ALL BORN
IN CHICAGO AND RETURNED TO NORWAY IN 1931 AFTER CLARA
PASSED AWAY. WE KNOW THE THREE RETURNED TO THE US AROUND
1945. MANUEL REMARRIED AND WAS KILLED IN AFRICA IN THE
LATE 50'S OR 60'S.
8 Oct 1997 Jeff Rasmussen
GF: Rasin Rasmussen DOB: 8-1-1890
GGF: Rasmus Aanensen
GM: Gustava Sofia Rasmussen DOB: 3-14-1886
GGF: Severen Johnsen (sp)
GGM: Gurina Johnson (sp)
I need dates of birth and other family memebers beyone
GM:/GF: Daughters of Rasin aging and can give no more
information. There are direct relatives left in Norway on
both sides. Thanks in advance, Jeff Rasmussen
8 Oct 1997
We are looking for information re "Volda" on
Surnames--Fremmerlid Háskjold. My (Joan) mother and
family came to Canada from Volda around 1929 and I know I
still have relatives living in the area.Can you help
Please? Joan & Ernie Hedberg, Mission, British
8 Oct 1997
DYRNESS in the 1900's went to the area of New
Rockford/Bremen, North Dakota.
8 Oct 1997 Les Chisholm
Looking for information on my GG Grandparents Ole
Torgerson B. 24 Oct 1823 (Norway) and Aslaug Olson/Olsen
B. 16 Jun 1844. Ole and Aslaug were married in Nov 1859 .
They emigrated to the US around the 1875-1880 time frame
to the Albert Lea area of Minnesota. It is said that they
came from the Telemarken area of Norway and may have gone
by the name of Overby in Norway. Any information on this
couple would be greatly appreciated. Les Chisholm, Lacey,
8 Oct 1997 Jeff Rasmussen
GF: Rasin A. Rasmussen
GGF: Rasmus Aanensen Traedahl
GGM: Gustava Aanensen
GM: Gustava Sofia Rasmussen
GGF: Severin Johnsen (sp)?
GGM: Gurina Johnsen(sp)?
Please any information. Daughters of Rasin are very old
and can't supply much more information. Thanks in
8 Oct 1997
I would like get some help in researching the Wie family.
My ex husband is from Bergen Norway his name is Torgeir
Wie. and I am trying to research his ancestors for our
son Sten Martin Wie. Thank you very much - Dianna L. Wie
7 Oct 1997
I am researching descendants of the Landmark families
from Norway, Sweden and Denmark - please refer to my
7 Oct 1997
Looking for FLATEN and HUSSET. Amund Flaten born 1819 in
Valarus, Norway. Married Johanna Jerneby Husset, who was
born Feb.12, 1826. They had five children when they left
Norway in the spring of 1856 in a sailboat bound for
America. Settled in Black Earth, Wisc. They had 12
children. Marcy Ugstad firstname.lastname@example.org
7 Oct 1997 Marcy Ugstad
Looking for information on Amund FLATEN born 1819 in
Valdarus, Norway. He married Johanna Jerneby HUSSET who
was born Feb.12,1826. They had five children when they
left Norway in the spring of 1856 in a sailboat bound for
America. They settled in Black Earth, Wisconsin where
they farmed for 26 years. They had 12 children. Amund
died Jan.21, 1890 and Johanna died July 3, 1898. Any
information, please contact me.
KOLOMOEN, GRAUPE, TEIGE October 7, 1997 Mr.
Seeking information on family names: MOEN, KOLOMOEN,
GRAUPE, TEIGE, etc. from Sjoa, Gudbrandsdalen.
Also seeking information on these family names: RANDEN,
BRENDEN, BREINNA, HAUGSTAD, KORSTAD, OYEN/OIEN, BJOLSTAD,
FJERDINGRENEIE, STEINSTUEN, etc. from Hedalen
Lynn Moen 1302 Avenue G North, Saskatoon, SK S7L 2A7
Ph. (306) 652-1461; Fax. (306) 652-1489
7 Oct 1997
I AM TRYING TO FIND ANY INFO ON THE SCHANCHE NAME. MY
FATHER WAS ADOPTED IN ROCHESTER, NY BIRTH DATE 11-23-41.
HIS BIRTH MOTHER'S NAME WAS BEATRICE SCHANCHE, AND HE WAS
LATER TOLD BY HIS ADOPTIVE PARENTS THAT SHE WAS
NORWEGIAN. ANY INFO PLEASE!!! WOULD BE HELPFUL. E-MAIL Mollyblum2@aol.com
6 Oct 1997 Jack Knott,
Looking for information on Hans Hansen and wife Bertha
Losdahl, presumably from Nesheim farm, in Hardanger,
Ulvik or Granvin parish we think. Had son named Nils
Hansen, b. Aug.21, 1848. Family emigrated to LaCrosse, WI
farm 1852 or 1855. Nils later married Caroline
Semmingsen, whose father Semming Halsteinsen emigrated
about same time to Rushford, MN farm area. Nils and
Caroline moved to Lanesboro, MN raising seven daughters
and both died there, in 1915, and in 1928 (Nils Hansen
Nesheim). Having tough time verifying farm data and any
family info. Thanks for any help on the above. Jack
6 Oct. 1997 Michael Grytness,
Looking for information on Grytness surname in Norway.
6 Oct 1997 - John Kostick
Looking for information on The LIND family in
Kristiansund, More og Romsdal. Anders LIND was born about
1801 in Kristiansund. He married Karen Caroline (family
name unknown). Anders and Karen had the following known
children: 1.) Mina Andersdotter LIND born 1829 in
Kristiansund. 2.) Magnuis Andersson LIND born 1841 in
Kristiansund. 3.) Hansine Caroline Andersdotter LIND born
1847 in Kristiansund; died Dec. 31 1932 Kristiansund. She
married Iver Iverson SOLEM.
4 Oct 1997
Jens Winsnes(s) immigrated in 1898, settling in North
Dakota USA. Surname in Norway was Winsnes, however, when
Jens immigrated it was written as Winsness. He was from
Trondheim area. My name is Jim Winsness, grandson of
Jens, email is email@example.com.
Looking for relatives.
4 Oct 1997
Hello from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I was wondering if
anyone could help me with the meaning of my last name.
That being "LOMHEIM" . I believe My grandfather
was from Norway. birthdate 1900-1910? His name was
"John Henry Lomheim" and His father's name was
"Knute Christopher Lomheim". Any information on
these people or my last name would be greatly
appreciated! Thank you for your valuable time. Mike
STOCKFLETH VON KROGH MAGNUS Oct 3 1997 Holly
Any information on Frederich Stockfleth von Krogh Magnus
born in 1820 died in 1888. His occupation in Norwegian
was Skibsbygmester. He married Ingeborg Osmundatter in
1842. They had 9 children : 1_Anne Marie Cathrine Magnus
1842, she married Tarald Madsen Ornes in 1860 they had 3
children (Kari Ornes Ingborg Ornes and Tarald Ornes) but
he passed on and she remarried Vigleik Ingebrethsen in
1868. They had 11 children (Martha, Anna, Birgitte,
Ingebreth, Marie Antonette, Fredrik and Johannes). 2_
Cecilie 1846 she married Jens Andersen they had 5
children (Martha , Ingborg, Anders, Anna, and Fredrik).3
Anna Marie 1849 she married Gudleik Ingebrethsen and they
had 4 children (Martha, Ingeborg, Ingebreth,and Fredrik).
4_ Johannes Cruetz Magnus 1852 he married Silla Alette
and they had 5 kids(Johan Fredrik Hansen Baade Magnus
1892, Audun 1994, Ingolf 1896 Ingeborg 1898, Ole 1900).
5_ Ingborg1855 married Lars Johannesen Sagen and they had
5 kids (Johannes Sigurd Johannesen Sagen 1876, Fredrik
Stockfleth von Krogh Magnus Sagen1879 and another Fredrik
Stockfleth in 1881, Sigrid 1884, Inga 1886). 6_ Anne
Dorthea 1858 married Ivar Pedersen and they had 6
kids(Elias Pedersen 1876 Fredrik Stockfleth von Krogh
Magnus Pedersen 1877, Adelaide 1881, Signy1884, Iva 1891
Ingrborg 1898). 7_ Hanna Adriane 1861 married Johannes
Johannesen Sagen they had 8 kids ( Johannes Sigurd Sagen
1886 Fredrik Stockfleth von Krogh Magnus Sagen 1889,
Ingeborg 1890, Freidar 1894 Gudrun 1896,Bergliot 1899
Hakon 1901, Frithjof 1904). 8_ Caroline 1864 she married
Johannes Cruetz Magnus in 1882 they lived in New York had
10 kids (Morten 1882 Ingeborg1889, Fredrik 1891, Henry
1893, Sverre 1894 Igeborg 1996, Britha 1898 Anna 1901
Osmund 1904 Eyvind 1906). 9_ Osmund 1868 married Tillie
and they had 5 kids Floyd 1900 Fredrik 1901 Ingolf 1903,
Mildred 1905 Ora 1908 Florence 1911.
3 Oct 1997
I am looking for any information that might be out there
on how to find out about a surname of Rude. I know that
my husbands family are from Norway and he is only a third
generation US citizen. If you have any info please pass
it on. Thank-you. Jill Rude
3 Oct 1997 Denise Kneifel
I am looking for information on my great-grandmother,
HILDA HANSEN, her brother is EMIL HANSEN. They are from
Norway, I don't know where,but Hilda married ? WESTER and
had 3 daughters one which is my grandmother Ruth Wester
b. 17-June-1903 in Chicago, IL. The names of the other
daughters are, May and June. Thank you for any
information anyone can give me. Denise Kneifel
2 Oct 1997
Omlie (farm), Tanum (Parish) -- Hans Hansen born 1769
married Pernille Sorensdtr born 1780 their son Hans born
1807 married Andrea Tjostolsdatter Klotterud on November
6, 1829 Hans & Andrea came to the US about 1854. He
died before reaching there new home in Ephraim, Door
County, WI. Any information regarding the Hansen family
would be greatly appreciated. Have most of the US
information & would gladly exchange.
2 Oct 1997 Michael A. Peck
Looking for information on the Peck surname in Norway.
According to family tradition, my G-Grandfather, Orrin
Hilton Peck, immigrated to Minnesota from Norway. All I
have seen indicates the Peck name is not Norwegian, but
I've been told that there are Hiltons in Norway. Maybe
it's possible his father married a Hilton and he carried
his mother's maiden name as his middle name? Any
suggestions would help. Thanks.
2 Oct 1997
We are looking for a family named Gulbrandson from the
Hadeland area. Mons Gulbrandson-birth.8 /25/1833
Hadeland, Norway -- Father Gulbrand ? b.? d.? -- Mother
Mari Hansen ? b.? d? We would info on Mons Parents if
possible. Also Mons and Amalia [amelia?] had 10 children.
they had two whom died sometime before 1876-77 when they
came over to America. 1.boy-b? d? 2.boy-b.? d? 3. ALMA B.
?/?/ 1872 3. May [Mary?]
b.?/?/1868? 4. Emma b.?/?/1866 5. Signe b.?/?/1875 6.
Sara b. 8/?/18747. Oswald b.4/24/1877 (We aren't sure if
he was born in Norway or the U.S.) If someone could help
we sure be grateful. We'll be waiting to hear. THANK YOU
ALL!! JULIE A SEELEY
2 Oct 1997 Helen Haugland Pratti
Looking for help in finding relatives of my bestamor Elen
Martha Antonsen Gladso born 03/09/1865 to Anton Tobias
Andreassen and Anna Martha Petersdtr. Elen married
Nicolai Marthin Haugland in Askoy, Bergen in 1884.
Reports are that Elen's siblings came to the US but I've
yet to find any relatives. Is there any family out
2 0ct 1997 Neil Blom
JOHAN MANSIKA 1820? Kafjord, Finnmark, Norway Married
Sophia Johane Mikkelder Meta. Had at least one child John
Henry Johansen, b. 3 Nov 1855 . Maybe daughter Sarana.
Migrated 1874 Houghton or Keweenaw county Michigan. Johan
was a shoemaker. Hoping. Neil Blom Grand Blanc Mich.
Theodore Swanberg/Svanberg was born Feb 13, 1957, in
Throndhem/Trondheim, Norway. He may have had a name other
than Swanberg at birth. His parents were Semond Semondsen
and Mary Pettendater.
Theodore married a Norwegian and they had a son, Bernhard
in Sweden (b. June 1885). Theodore left LERBÄCK,
ÖREBRO, Sweden and emigrated from KRONOBERG to BOSTON on
Son, Bernhard Swanberg may have emigrated in 1889.
Bernh:a Swanberg may have returned to Sweden and then
came back to the US on 1907-08-23. I would like to know
the name of the parish that Theodore Swanberg was born
in. Thank you, Kathy firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Oct 1997 Mary Brodersen
Searching for Hans HANSON b. 1835 Norway. To USA by 1865,
where he and family
were in Wisconsin before settling in Round Lake, MN in
1870. Married to Gestine/Jenny OLSON. They had 11
children that reached adulthood. The families later moved
to Idaho where they homesteaded in Idaho County. Can
share family group sheets. Any clues appreciated.
1 Oct. 1997 Howard J. Holen,
Looking for information on the following persons-- Sven
Thorson Baasgard, born in Fyrisdal, Telemarken on Aug. 8,
1802. Thor Svendson Baasgard, born in Upper Telemarken on
Apr. 4, 1839. Both came to the US. in 1848. Sven's wife
is thought to be either Sigrid Mandt or Signe
Saavesdatter. Thank You
1 Oct 1997 Mary Brodersen
Searching for relatives of Ole BIRKELAND b. Nov, 1860,
Norway. Came to USA with 2 sisters. They settled in Round
Lake, Minnesota. One of the sisters married a Mr.
Handeland. Ole married Helen HANSON Oct 26, 1888. They
later moved to Idaho County Idaho to homestead.
1 Oct 1997 Mary Brodersen
Looking for relatives of Mary and Isabelle SATRUM,
sisters from Norway. These ladies lived in Palouse,
Washington, USA from 1890 to 1910.
Mary SATRUM b. Oct 25, 1864 Norway; m. Ole HANSON May 31,
1896 in Palouse, WA. They later moved to Idaho to
homestead and raise family.
Isabelle SATRUM b. 1877 Norway, married R.W. LLOYD ca.
1890s. They lived in Elberton, WA. He worked as a
bookkeeper and may have pastored several churches. He
died ca. 1910. Isabelle then married Mr. Charles DICKEY.
They lived in Oregon and Ferdinand, Idaho until her death
The SATRUM sisters brought a niece to the states: Ada
WARDHAM. She married Mr. THOMAS and they lived in
Fredonia, Kansas. They had two sons, Ralph and Richard.
Any information is helpful. Can share family group