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Kari Andersdatter Lund (Lundeaasen) Halvorsen
Horg, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

Funeral services were held on Thursday, November 7, from the home in the village and at the First Lutheran church for Mrs. Martin Halvorsen who passed away Sunday evening, November 3, 1946.  Kari Andersdatter Lundeaasen Halvorsen was born September 9, 1862 in Horg parish . . . . .

Obituary for Mrs. Martin Halvorsen (Kari Andersdatter Lundeåsen)

Kari Andersdatter Lund, age 16, emigrated from Horg to Ishpemming, Michigan May 23, 1878 on the ship Dampskibet Tasso.  She appears to have been traveling with Ingeborg Nilsdt. Hollum, age 17, also from Horg with the same destination.

Kari is found in the 1865 census in Støren parish, farm Lundeaasen (which is now in Horg parish) with her parents:  Anders Sivertsen Lundaasen, b. 1813 and Berit Johnsdatter Einum, b . 1819. Her siblings who were living with them at that time are: John Andersen, b. 1850, Arnt Andersen, b. 1852, Erik Andersen, b. 1856.

Kari married Martin Halvorsen Myhren on November 4, 1884 in Eau Claire, Wis. Martin was born was born in Vaaler, Solor, Norway on November 17, 1860.

Note: Additional information about the ancestry of Kari Andersdatter Lundeåsen can be found in "Busetnad og Folkeliv i Horg, Gard og Grend, Bind I".

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