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Name: Jennifer Nelson
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From: Currently Wilmington, DE - orig. NY
Time: 1997-04-14 12:35:00
Comments: I am currently researching AANENSEN (RANDI) and NILSEN (OLAF EMIL) who after arriving in the US lived in Bay Ridge or Red Hook ,Brooklyn, NY. NILSEN is giving me the most trouble as he died in 1929 and there seem to be no history or information about him. I think he had brothers named Nikolas or Haakon and possibly cousins named Ingval and Laura NILSEN - any information would be greatly appreciated.

Name: susan roesler
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From: United States
Time: 1997-04-14 07:01:00
Comments: i am looking for any information on where norwegian immigrants have settled in the united states. i would also like to hear from any norwegian who settled here in the us after living in norway for many years. this is for a research project on the culture of norway, so this and any other information would be extremely helpful. Thanks!

Name: Bruce D Pederson
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From: West Bend, WI
Time: 1997-04-13 19:40:00
Comments: I am in initial stages of research. Am looking for PEDER PEDERSON of hoff, solor. He was born in Varmland, Sweden but went to Norway at age 8. Born December 10, 1833 and came to Carver County, MN in 1861.

Name: maurice hagen
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From: canada
Time: 1997-04-13 17:35:00
Comments: father:kristian hage g-father:pelles hage G/G father:halvor kristian hage G/G/G father:kristian halvorsen melgard from a farm around vinstra?? looking for info

Name: Leonard Berg
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From: Port Dover Ontario Canada
Time: 1997-04-13 17:13:00
Comments: My parents came from Hadseloy. Vesterlen. My father was Arne Berg. His father was Jens Arntsen. Born 1828 and died 1910. My mother is Amanda Johansen, Daughter of Anton Johansen and Victoria Pedersen (Pedersdatter). I am trying to find any relations to them. Len

Name: Warren Hendrickson
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From: San Jose, Ca
Time: 1997-04-13 15:19:00
Comments: GUNDERSON, OLESON, from the Sunnfjord area Dale and Homedal. They cam to the USA in 1882. Other Norwegian relatives are Martha and Andreas ANDERSON, who came to the US in abt 1864. I don't know where in they are from in Norway. They came first to Wisconsin and then settled in Iowa in the Bradgate area. My other Norwegian relatives are AMUND HANSON who is from Gulderaudsdalen. He came to Iowa in the late 1860's or early 1870's. He came to the US with his mother MARIT JOHANNESDR.

Name: Byron W. Engen
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From: Ohio, USA
Time: 1997-04-11 11:25:00
Comments: Reviewing ancestors -- Engen, Meium, Trageton

Name: M. (Carlson) Bartholow
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From: Dallas, TX
Time: 1997-04-11 10:27:00
Comments: Great website!!!

Name: Nina CHRISTIANSEN
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From: Monroe
Time: 1997-04-11 07:02:00
Comments: My family is from Tvedestrand

Name: Betty (Petersen/son) Dearing
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From: Fresno, Ca.
Time: 1997-04-10 23:22:00
Comments: I am looking for my great grandfather, PEDER HANSEN'S family in Norway. This is what I have and would appreciate any new information. Thanks, Betty Dearing HANSEN, PEDER "NABSETH"1, born about 1815 in Norway. He was married before 1849 in Finstadoveen, Norway to Oliane LARSEN "LARSDOTTER" daughter of Lars NORBRYN, born about 1824 in Norway. They lived in Omot Gloustad, Norway. When their children were grown, their son, Lars came back to Norway to get them and the rest of the family, to come to America. On 25 April 1873, Peder & Oliane came to America on the "Atlas". They settled in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts with their sons. They were members of the Evangelical Free Church, a Norwegian Church. They died _____? and are buried in the old part of the cemetery on "Lars Petersen" lot at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Issue: Petersen a. PEDERSEN, Inger2, born 1849, Norway b. PEDERSEN, Lars2, born 3 October 1851, Norway c. PEDERSEN, Hans Peter2, born 4 March 1854 Norway d. PEDERSEN, Anna Karina2, born 6 November, Norway e. PEDERSEN, Rudolph2, born 1865, Norway Lars Norbryn and Bester Niodre - their great grandfather and great grandmother owned a mill for grinding grain. The also owned a mill for sawing lumber. It was a very properous large farm left to Bester Niodre, but Lars Norbryn took to drinking and when Great Grandmother died he lost everything. Oliane, mother of Lars & Rudolph went to live with her Aunt Marie, who had married Knut Annesore (her father's sister) and lived with them until 13 years old. Then she was on her own. She was a very reserved, almost haughty person. Oliana married Peder Hansen of Omot, Glomstad. Peder was the oldest son and should have inhereted the place but he was a quiet person and his younger brother, Hans Glomstadt, got it from him. Peder & Oliana got a small farm called Upper Nabset. When Lars was 9 yrs old they sold the place and bought Findstadsveere in Loiton. Finstadsasen bought from a large farm called Stor & Lille. Finstad (large 1 little) The building from Lille Finstad. Peder & Oliana Hansen sold their place to a relation and came to America. Bester (Nioder) Nasbryn was Aunt to Frii Plato of Hamar. (Lornetenies spelled Plateau) a high Society lady. Daren Plato comes to America often, relatives in Buffalo. She was in the Storthing, same as our Congress. A Plato has a good jewelry store in Hamar now in 1966, he didn't want to recognize Lars Pedersen. OLIANE LARSEN'S FAMILY Lars NORBRYN, of Romedal, Norway, m: Bester NOIDRE (Bester was Heir to a large farm but Lars lost it thru drinking. Maria, a sister (a very fine lady who married Knute Anneson) Issue: 1. LARSEN, LARS, dealt in hides for some firm in Christiana (now Oslo) married and had at least one daughter. 2. LARSEN, OLIANE, m: Peder Hansen of Omot, Gloustad, Loiten Families, Vol III. Issue: a. PEDERSEN, INGER, she stayed in Norway b. PEDERSEN, LARS, came to America & settled in Concord, Ma c. PEDERSEN, HANS, came to America & settled in Boston, Ma d. PEDERSEN, KARINA, came to America and never marred e. PEDERSEN, RUDOLPH, came to America & settled in Concord 3. LARSEN, JOHANNA, m: Hans Vesterhang of Romedal, Norway. They had two sons and they both emigrated to America, one went to Kansas wheat farms.

Name: Michael Gustave Iverson
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From: New Jersey, originally. Now Rhode Island
Time: 1997-04-10 20:23:00
Comments: Any info on Iversons in New York or New Jersey area would be appreciated

Name: Michael Gustave Iverson
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From: New Jersey, originally. Now Rhode Island
Time: 1997-04-10 20:24:00
Comments: Any info on Iversons in New York or New Jersey area would be appreciated

Name: Inge Teigen
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From: Kvam i Gudbrandsdalen, I live in Asker near Oslo, Norway
Time: 1997-04-10 19:17:00
Comments: Searching for relatives in the US. TEIGEN. The name comes from Kvam in Gudbrandsdalen in Norway. My grandfather was Edvart Teigen, son of Hans and Anne Teigen. All brothers (eight in number) of Edvart went to USA. Their uncles (2 or 3) went earlier. They went mainly to Minnesota, Dakota and Wisconsin.

Name: Inge Teigen
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From: Kvam i Gudbrandsdalen, I live in Asker near Oslo, Norway
Time: 1997-04-10 18:57:00
Comments: Very well organized!

Name: EVENSON Hedemarken
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From: Boston Massachusetts
Time: 1997-04-10 10:56:00
Comments: Searching for Evenson grandparents who emigrated on the S>S> Catalonia Nov. 1887. Am not sure where in Norway they are from or emigrated from. I found an Anton Julius Evenson from Hedemarken but have not been able to connect him to his wife Olava Trondsen, on whom I have found nothing. He was in the Norwegian army prior to emigratin Catalonia nov. 1887 from Liverpool. I am not sure where they were from in Norway. At the LDS Family History Center I found an Anton Julius Evenson (correct name) from Hedemarken but I have not been able to connect him with Olava Trondsen (his wife). I just want to be sure I have the correct Anton Julius Evenson. His birthdate was Jul 24, 1861 and he was in the Norwegian Army before emigrating at age 26. Olava was born in Nov 1859 and was a nurse before emigrating (possibly in Oslo). I'm really stuck until I can get a farm name for either of these. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Isabel Evenson Wagner

Name: EVENSON Hedemarken
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From: Boston Massachusetts
Time: 1997-04-10 10:53:00
Comments: Searching for Evenson grandparents who emigrated on the S>S> Catalonia Nov. 1887. Am not sure where in Norway they are from or emigrated from. I found an Anton Julius Evenson from Hedemarken but have not been able to connect him to his wife Olava Trondsen, on whom I have found nothing. He was in the Norwegian army prior to emigratin Catalonia nov. 1887 from Liverpool. I am not sure where they were from in Norway. At the LDS Family History Center I found an Anton Julius Evenson (correct name) from Hedemarken but I have not been able to connect him with Olava Trondsen (his wife). I just want to be sure I have the correct Anton Julius Evenson. His birthdate was Jul 24, 1861 and he was in the Norwegian Army before emigrating at age 26. Olava was born in Nov 1859 and was a nurse before emigrating (possibly in Oslo). I'm really stuck until I can get a farm name for either of these. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Isabel Evenson Wagner

Name: Kathy Niccum
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-04-09 19:54:00
Comments: Looking for information on family from Kistefoss, Honefoss area, Family surname could be Gulbrandsen, Andreasson, Peterson.

Name: Kay Johannes
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From: Random Lake, Wisconsin
Time: 1997-04-09 15:53:00
Comments: Looking for relatives with surnames HORNE, ELLEFSEN, OLSON, OLESON. Have some back to 1400's, looking mostly for wives and dates. All from Vestfossen area.

Name: John Lepse
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From: Iowa, USA
Time: 1997-04-09 13:48:00
Comments: I have long been curious about my roots in Norway. From family stories and the little research I've done so far, it seems clear that my family name (LEPSE) is a variation of the name of the farm from which my ancestors came. My mother's family name is HINDERAKER, but I have no idea of its origin. Any other Lepses or Hinderakers on this site or anyone with information about these names, please feel free to e-mail me. I'd enjoy hearing from you :)

Name: John Lepse
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From: Iowa, USA
Time: 1997-04-09 13:21:00
Comments: I have long been curious about my roots in Norway. From family stories and the little research I've done so far, it seems clear that my family name (Lepse) is a variation of the name of the farm from which my ancestors came.

Name: Per Dahlberg
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From: Sweden
Time: 1997-04-09 13:12:00
Comments: I am looking for the realtives of Mr Robert LINDVALL from the Lyngen fjord in Troms county, Norway. He left Norway in 1862. He was born in Sweden in the early 1840:s. (Norway and sweden was at this time under the same crown. Most of Mr Lindvalls family stayed behind in Norway. What is even more confusing is that since he came from the Torne Valley in the north-east part of sweden his first language was Finnish. This makes things a bit harder since we don't know if he concidered himself to be norweigan, swedish or finnish when he arrived in the United states! If you have information of any kind of the whereabouts of his relatives, please contact me on the E-mail address.

Name: Lorraine Van De Riet
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From: Ancestors came from Laerdal, Sogn og Fjordane,NORWAY
Time: 1997-04-09 10:34:00
Comments: Don't know what where are you from means. I live in CA, grew up in MN, ancestors came from Laerdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, settled in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa,and North Dakota.

Name: Betty Peterson/sen Dearing
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From: Fresno, California
Time: 1997-04-08 23:14:00
Comments: I am looking for the children of Johannes Nord, see below as I am writing a book and would like to include them in it. THE NORD FAMILY A. __________, Ole1, from farm of Nor 1. OLSEN, Ole2, b: in Norway. He m: __?__ and they lived on the Farm of Nor, Eid in Nordjord, Norway as a farmer. src: Parish Register of Eid No 7, Fol 67. (1). OLSEN, Erik3, b: on the Farm of Skareide, Parish of Eid in Nordjord, Norway. He m: (1st) bef 1825 __?___. They lived on a farm called Skareide (Skaret) in Norway, he was a farmer. She died before 1852. a. SKAREIDE, Peder Eriksen4 b: 1825 Norway, m: bef 1850 Nordjord, Norway, (Bergen) to Gunhild ANTONSDATTER, b: 1825 in Norway. Farmer on the Farm of Skareide, Nordfjord, Norway. src: Parish Reg of Eid No 7 Fol 67 (a). SKAREIDE, Peder5, b: bef 1850, Nordjord, Norway. (b). SKAREIDE, Anna5, b: 17 Jun 1850, Nordjord, Norway. Came to America with Uncle Johannes and changed her name to Anna NORD. She m: Hans PETERSON, they lived in Boston, Massachusetts. I am also looking for my grandfather Hans Pedersen's family in Norway. Will post in anther note. Betty Dearing

Name: Elane Aldinger
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From: Oregon
Time: 1997-04-08 17:06:00
Comments: Family researching: Andrew ANDERSON born 1881 Smolonna, Norway, parents Andreas Edward Anderson, mother Annie Amelia OLSON. Came to North Dakota in 1902, died 1973.

Name: Greg Hill
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From: Saranac Lake, New York
Time: 1997-04-07 23:57:00
Comments: Sather Trondheim

Name: Warren Gedstad
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From: Connecticut, USA
Time: 1997-04-07 14:25:00
Comments: Delighted to find the Follesdal work! Am just beginning search for GEDSTAD and LUKKEN families in Norway. My great grandfather was married to Tilda (Torbjor)GRYTE in Molands church, Telemarken, Norway. Family migrated to USA in 1866. They settled in South Dakota (now Lennox) in 1873. Any information will be appreciated!

Name: GENE A. EHLE
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From: STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN 53589
Time: 1997-04-07 13:52:00
Comments: IHLE or ILE, Ullensaker, Romerike,in Akershus: Both sets of my grandparents emigrated from Norway in the 1880's. Ole and Mary IHLE or ILE and Halvor and Thora ONSRUD. If anyone has information in this regard, I would appreciate hearing from you.

Name: Terry Dan Kinney
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From: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Time: 1997-04-07 12:38:00
Comments: Looking for Knutsen's, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Name: Dana Larsen
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From: Ashby, Nebraska, USA
Time: 1997-04-06 18:53:00
Comments: Looking for KNAPP, Peter of Rau Foss, Toten, Norway. Born 16 Feb 1884

Name: Cheryl Jean Olson and Willard James Olson
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From: Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Time: 1997-04-06 14:56:00
Comments: I am searching for any information on these ancestors,INGEBRIGHT ALRICK sogn norway, SIMONSON, SYLVERNESS, THORSTEN GULLEKSON (TOSTEN) TIEGEN telemarken norway, ASSTA SIGURSDATTER. e-mail address: willard@millcomm.com

Name: Cheryl Jean Olson and Willard James Olson
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From: Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Time: 1997-04-06 14:54:00
Comments: I am searching for any information on these ancestors,INGEBRIGHT ALRICK sogn norway, SIMONSON, SYLVERNESS, THORSTEN GULLEKSON (TOSTEN) TIEGEN telemarken norway, ASSTA SIGURSDATTER.

Name: Brandon Harstad
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Time: 1997-04-06 14:44:00
Comments: My Grandmother told me I was norwegian but I don't know much more then that. It spiked my interest when I found that my last name, Harstad, is also the name of a city in Norway. I don't even know the first name of my Grandfather from whom I obtained the name.

Name: Barbara Corrine Soyland Gerry
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From: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Time: 1997-04-06 11:23:00
Comments: Family of KVALSHAUG, OLE O. Kristiansund, Haveroi, NORWAY His wife JORGENVAAG, Marit born Haarstad Kroen, NORWAY.

Name: Robert Koster
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From: Parsippany, N.J. U.S.of A.
Time: 1997-04-06 10:51:00
Comments: Very informative site!!Thank You Researching:PAASKE,AAbel,LEIGH,CORNELIUSSEN and Any of you Cornell people from S.Dakota who see this.

Name: Rebecca Youngmark
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From: Mounds, Oklahoma
Time: 1997-04-06 09:33:00
Comments: I am looking for relatives that are still in Norway. All I know is that my grandmother Stella Hillstead was sent over on a boat for what we think was a prearranged marriage to a man whose last name was Burgess. Stella's mother had the maiden name of Hattlestead. From our information they lived in Bergen. We don't have much information and are not sure about the proper spelling of the last names or even the the city of Bergen, but would appreciate any information anyone had. We have some old letters dating back from 1898 to 1913 but they are all written in Norwegian. Does anyone know of a person in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area that might be able to translate? The signature on one of the letters seems to be John Hatlestad. Any info would be appreciated

Name: Darwin Wastweet
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From: Rt 2 Box 358 Perham, MN 56573
Time: 1997-04-06 07:59:00
Comments: My great grandfather was Lauritz Wastvedt who came from the Vastvet farm near Rade, Norway in 1871. I am looking for relatives of Ingval (Ingvald) Johanisen (Johnson) who was the son of Ragnhild Bakke who was the second wife of Lauritz . He was raised in MN and moved to Canada about 1910. Ingvald's wife's name was Christine.

Name: Darwin Wastweet
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From: Perham, MN
Time: 1997-04-06 07:46:00
Comments: My great grandfather was Lauritz Wastvedt who came from the Vastvet farm near Rade, Norway in 1871.

Name: Torill Johnsen
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From: Norway
Time: 1997-04-05 22:53:00
Comments: All messages I have seen in your guestbook are from americans looking for norwegian roots. I am looking for those who left Norway and went to the new country. Do you know anything about John Fredriksen Haugen born ca. 1910 in Eidsvold just outside Oslo.

Name: donna pynten
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From: Hay River, N.W.T. Canada
Time: 1997-04-05 21:50:00
Comments: Added infor... searching descendants Lars Johnson born 1855 his wife Sophie Dahl born 1854 (place in norway unknown) immigrated to Brookings, South Dakota believed to be around 1880. Had 5 sons; Ludwig, Oscar born June 12, 1890(my grandather) Selmar, Martin and Benny. 2 daughters, Ilenna (Annie) born March 24, 1887 and Rundena (Dina) born 1881. Rundena later married Marinus Jepson on Sept. 29, 1900. they had one daughter and Oscar had 5 (including my mom). We are trying to find out if the great grandparents had relations in norway before ther immigration to usa. Any info grealy appreciated.

Name: Colleen Anderson Charles
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From: Seattle, WA
Time: 1997-04-05 21:53:00
Comments: My great grandfather came from Sogn d Fjord. The farm name was Feidje located near the village of Feios. His name was Mikkel Anderson Feidje. Can anyone give me any information of that farm or anything else. Michael came to Minnesota around 1848 (?). Finally settled in Washington in 1888. The farm names of Gjerde, Njos, Fosse and Roysum and Rinde have all had ancestors of mine also.

Name: Colleen Anderson Charles
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From: Seattle, WA
Time: 1997-04-05 20:41:00
Comments: My great grandfather came from Sogn d Fjord. The farm name was Feidje located near the village of Feios. His name was Mikkel Anderson Feidje. Can anyone give me any information of that farm or anything else.

Name: Janet Jacobson
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From: Greenwich, CT USA
Time: 1997-04-05 18:21:00
Comments: I am looking for information about the DYBEVIK (djupevik?) family from vik in sogn near Bergen. Can you help?

Name: Jewel Janssen
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From: Grandpa on Mothers side from Trondelag Norway
Time: 1997-04-05 15:48:00
Comments: Petter Johansdatter from Trondelag Norway is my grandfather. Born 10-5-1827 at Trondelag Norway Highland Parish. Name was changed to Noem when he came to this country. Contact me for more information.

Name: Joseph Charles Johansen
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Time: 1997-04-05 14:31:00
Comments: Not much to say right now....! Just starting out in researching my roots.

Name: Donald Myrah
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From: Sunnyvale, California
Time: 1997-04-05 10:05:00
Comments: We like your website. We are looking for a home exchange in Norway. Contact us by e-mail if you are interested in more information. Also interested in our Norwegian ancestors: Erik Jensen Verket and Anne Hansdatter Kuserud of Strom-Odalen Norway. Our family immigrated from Norway to Iowa in the 1850s. They changed their name to Myrah because the whole town was named Eriksen. Hope to hear from you.

Name: Lesley R Douglass
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From: Aliso Viejo, CA
Time: 1997-04-05 11:05:00
Comments: I'm interesting to find out about my cousins in Norway and Sweden... My late grandma, Laura Christine Hendrickson from Norway, (Born 3-1-1887) and late grandpa, August E. Johnson from Lilli, Sweden.. (Born 11-24-1880)... They both came to USA around 1900's... Where do I start tracing relatives in Norway and Sweden??? Have any suggestion??

Name: Chuck & Sharon Aaker
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From: Perrysburg OH formerly Grand Forks ND
Time: 1997-04-05 07:49:00
Comments: This is a great page for info. We are looking for info on Iver(Ivar) Andersson LEVIK from Stangvik/Tingvol Norway We heard from friends in Norway that the church in Stangvik burned around 1863 and most of the record were lost. Also we have found some more relatives in that area by the name of FURU. Here are some additional name we are searching for. They are from Sunndal, Eli Gjertsdotter (Vinjevoll) Furu, Leirvoll, Grødal, Børnhjell, Nisja, Lien, Jordal, Håsen If any one has any of these in their history we can fill in some info from our own data and from our relatives in Norway. Chuck & Sharon Aaker 113 Three Meadows Court Perrysburg OH 43551

Name: Richard & Nancy Ferrell
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From: Utah, USA
Time: 1997-04-04 21:07:00
Comments: Looking for Nancy's ancestors in Rogaland area. Have some pretty good leads from Minnesota!!

Name: Mary Grace Walker
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From: Roanoke Rapids,NC
Time: 1997-04-03 17:45:00
Comments: I am 1/4 Norwegian and proud of it. My GGrandfather immigrated from Storelvedalen, Amot Parish, Hedmark, Norway in abt 1870 as a boy. His family names included NEGAARD, THORVALDSDATTER, OLSON, NEAGAARD, KNUDSON, and SIMENSDATTER My GGrandmother was born in the USA [Iowa] of pure Norwegian parents. Some of her family names included ROSBY, and GORDHAMMER. When my GGrandfather emigrated as a child they originally settled in a place called Norway Lake, but he spent most of his life in St. Paul. I would love to share/compare with anyone working on these names or from these places. Mary Grace Walker milomary@3rddoor.com

Name: DONDI PYLES
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From: ATLANTA, GEORGIA USA
Time: 1997-04-03 09:24:00
Comments: Surnames: RONGHOLT and ERICKSON

Name: John Peterson
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-04-03 06:12:00
Comments: JONSRUD, Oppland County, Gran Parish

Name: Brad Shaw
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From: Fort Worth, Tx.
Time: 1997-04-02 21:28:00
Comments: My family name is Sjo. My grandfather is from Halsnoy

Name: Atle Skarsten
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From: Tananger outside Stavanger, Norway
Time: 1997-04-01 12:46:00
Comments: Some time during the last 20 years of the 19th. century two brothers and two sisters of my great grandfather left for the American west coast. Their names were: Asbjørn Kaver Olsen born 20th. Sept. 1861. Karen Olsdatter born 13th. May. 1867. Odine Olsdatter born 18th. Feb. 1872. Gudmund Olsen born 3rd. Apr. 1877. They were all born in Tananger, outside Stavanger, Norway. I'm looking for any descendants from these. The only one I know a bit about is Gudmund. He sailed the Redwood coast under the name Gudmund "Midnight" Olsen. He was a very famous captain there, and retired to a resort he bought, Seiglers Springs. If any of you have ever heard of my name "Skarsten or Skarstein" that is also of big interest.

Name: Bob Amerson
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From: Originally South Dakota; now Cape Cod, Mass.
Time: 1997-04-01 11:16:00
Comments: My wife (Nancy) and I, each with Norwegian ancestors, have in the past few years concentrated on our Norse roots -- with excellent results. Today we enjoy close and rewarding relationships with dozens of "cousins" in Norway, mainly in the area between Lillehammer and Oslo. Biri, on the shores of Lake Mjosa, is the site of the farm my grandfather left in 1876. Family names now include: ODEGAARDEN, GRANBERG; PETTERSEN, MOE. Since retirement from the U.S. Foreign Service, I have concentrated on writing. My current book -- "From the Hidewood: Memories of a Dakota Neighborhood," published by the Minn. Historical Society, 1996 -- tells the story of my family, our Norwegian heritage and life on a family farm in the 1930s. (Home page of the Minn. Historical Society offers more detailed info.) I expect to do more writing on this theme, and welcome this discovery of Mr. Follesdal's creation, which was recommended to us by a newly discovered relative in Norway!

Name: Ron Thorson
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From: Minneasota
Time: 1997-03-31 20:06:00
Comments: Looking information on Halvor THORSON (born: 1857) son of Gulick and Ingebor (Thorson or?).

Name: Debbie Schreiner
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From: Montana
Time: 1997-03-31 20:56:00
Comments: I just recently found out that my Great, Great Grandfather Peter Jackson's real name was Peter ENGEBRESON, he was from Tronheim, Norway. He had a twin brother. Peter left Norway in 1869. If anyone has information about this name I would like to hear from you.

Name: GANDRUD
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-31 17:07:00
Comments: SEARCHING FOR: THEODORE OTTO JENSEN (or Jenson) (27 SEPT 1873), TUNE BY Frederickstaad, Norway. His mother: Karen Oline Anderson, father: Arve Jensen (or Jenson).

Name: Joan Bruland
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From: Minneapolis, Minnesota---now in Oakland, California
Time: 1997-03-31 14:56:00
Comments: Three of my grand-parents emigrated from Norway in the early 1900s. Two (Johanna and Haakon) were named BRULAND (from the Bruland farm near Forde) and one (Johan Tveit) was from Matresfjorden, south of Bergen.

Name: Chadwick Fossen
Website:
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From: Born & raised in Los Angeles, CA in 1926
Time: 1997-03-31 13:18:00
Comments: Father, Christian FOSSEN, born in Modum, Norway in 1876. Mother was Birdine NELSON whose parents were born in Nordhassel, Farsund, Norway in 1839. I will be touring Norway for the first time this summer. I don't know of any living relatives on either side living in Norway.

Name: Chadwick Fossen
Website:
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From: Born & raised in Los Angeles, CA in 1926
Time: 1997-03-31 13:12:00
Comments: Father, Christian FOSSEN, born in Modum, Norway in 1876. Mother was Birdine NELSON whose parents were born in Nordhassel, Farsund, Norway in 1839. I will be touring Norway for the first time this summer. I don't know of any living relatives on either side living in Norway.

Name: Diane Ballard
Website:
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From: Magalia, Ca.
Time: 1997-03-31 12:07:00
Comments: Re: AUGUST JAVANGER (married AUGUSTA MANTERNACH -whose mother was ANNA SWILLING from Wiscon.) and lived on Popular Creek near Scobey, MT. Would the kind person that answered my inquiry on JAVANGER, please se-mail me. my daugther (some how) erased you message and address. thanks. Some other possible spellings might be: JEVNAKER or JEVNAGER. I beleive there were relitives: Brother ANTONE ( who had a son RALPH)- in Fairview, MT. area, and a sister LOTTIE (married ROSENCRANS or ROSECRANS).

Name: Jolyn Grunder Duff
Website:
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From: Valley Center, Ca
Time: 1997-03-31 12:04:00
Comments: My great-grandmother was born 2/12/1863 and came from Norway, somewhere. Her name was Sena Oliva Olson. She married a Dane called Ludwig Pipgrass in 1882. Don't have any other info than this.

Name: Cody Fadness
Website:
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From: Portland, Or
Time: 1997-03-31 11:19:00
Comments: I'm attempting to trace back the Fadness (faggerness) family tree.

Name: Terry Bjerke
Website:
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From: Honolulu, HI
Time: 1997-03-30 19:06:00
Comments: Am trying to trace my roots back to Norway. My maiden name is HANSON, but have been told the actual family name was KVARNESS from around Helgeland. From my grandmother's side the surname is NASSET from around Dovre. My grandparents were both born in Minnesota and then moved up to North Dakota, then to Texas and finally settled in Eastern Washington (Spokane area).

Name: DIANE BALLARD
Website:
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From: magalia, ca. 95954-9586
Time: 1997-03-30 13:30:00
Comments: I talked to my 81 year old Great-Aunt and she suggest we also try the following spellings of Javanager: Jevnaker and Jevnager My Grand father August had a brother: Antone (who had a son Ralph) who may have lived in Fairview, MT, and a sister Lottie (Rosencrans or Rosecrans). (They are the only ones that she can remember)

Name: Briksdal Per
Website:
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From: Norway
Time: 1997-03-30 12:01:00
Comments: Looking for relatives in USA / Canada, with the name BRIKSDAL / HØGALMEN. Best wishes Per Briksdal. Norway

Name: John Tendall
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-30 09:30:00
Comments: TENDALL skanevik

Name: MARJORIE WAAGEN
Website:
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From: WI
Time: 1997-03-30 08:17:00
Comments: Looking for any GISKE's out there!

Name: Edie Henderson
Website:
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From: Albuquerque, NM
Time: 1997-03-29 21:39:00
Comments: Just starting on this branch of my family -- my grandmother, Laura May OLSON Henderson, is the last survivor of a large family (10-12 children) -- other siblings included Dora, Harvey, "Swede", and "Bunny". Family members lived in South Texas and South Dakota. The family folklore is that her parents came over from Norway separately and met and married in the US (perhaps in Minnesota?). If there are any distant cousins out there with more complete information, please drop me a line -- thanks!

Name: Jennie Crowder
Website:
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From: Indiana
Time: 1997-03-29 20:21:00
Comments: Looking for HOGENSON for family research.

Name: Garry Husum
Website:
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From: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Time: 1997-03-29 17:47:00
Comments: Researching Husum Line immigrated to Saskatchewan From Signdal Sogn Norway 1918. Related Family Names are Oberg, Aaberge, Dvergedahl, Kvam, Quam, Nes, Researching Jorstad Line Immigrated to Illinois prior to 1860 from somewhere in Norway. Researching Mossing Line Immigrated in 2 waves from Assen Norway south of Trondheim Came in the 1860's to Wisconsin and in the 1880's to North Dakota. Both Families moving to Souther Saskatchewan in 1907. Researching Tysdal Line Immigrated from Stavanger Norway 1855 coming to Lee Illinois

Name: Christian S. Bolgen
Website:
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From: East Coast USA
Time: 1997-03-29 17:19:00
Comments: Have about 400 names from the BOLGEN Family in Norway and USA. Would like to expand on a few missing lines.

Name: Pam Cooley
Website: Don't have one ... yet
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From: Salem, Oregon
Time: 1997-03-29 17:19:00
Comments: What a site!!! Maybe someone can help me locate info on HERMAN IAN WEUM (born Oct. 28, 1890 - Norway), OLAVUS WEUM & KAREN TRONJON (Herman's parents, Clara Hazel Johnson (Herman's wife). Emigrated to U.S. 1896-7 possibly, port of entry: Ellis Island. Family settled in Detroit Lakes, MN area. Anyone with info ... please drop me a line. We've hit a deadend.... Thanks!

Name: Jeanne Smith
Website:
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From: Big Flats, NY
Time: 1997-03-29 17:18:00
Comments: Still looking for ancestry of my grandmother Anna MEGAARD, b. Jan 10, 1886 in Oppdal. Mother Sigurd KAASEN. Came to USA in 1905. Megaard may be a farm name, any suggestions?

Name: Matt MacFarlane
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-29 13:11:00
Comments: My mother emigrated from Denmark to Canada in 1956. She was a PETERSON and her father was (and still is) a CARLSEN. Just curious to know if many others out there have similar names.

Name: Robyn Brooks
Website: Descendents of Creed Taylor Rowland
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From: New Albany, IN
Time: 1997-03-29 12:49:00
Comments: I am looking for information on the family of Arthur Olav Dillevig and his wife Evelyn. They appear to have settled in Broward County, Florida. Their children (Debbie, Ingrid, Michael Olav, and Stephanie) appear to have all been born in Florida. Can anyone help, I have seemed to have stumbled into a roadblock on them and cannot break through! RobynBrooks@juno.com Visit my website at http://members.wbs.net/homepages/r/b/r/rbrooks.html. Thanks!!!

Name: Steve Jacobson
Website:
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From: Minneapolis, MN
Time: 1997-03-29 08:27:00
Comments: am researching: BLESSUM HANSON JACOBSON TOTT holland, oops

Name: JWIERENGO
Website:
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From: MUSKEGON,MICH. NOW-FL.
Time: 1997-03-28 08:00:00
Comments: Looking for JOhan Johansen ,died 1926 in Norway.

Name: Kathy Wahl
Website:
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From: Deforest,Wi.
Time: 1997-03-27 21:12:00
Comments: Family names are WAHL,ARNESON,ANDERSON,BALDWIN,ODELL,FORT,JENSEN, GENSAN. I like your site

Name: Jody W.
Website:
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From: Spokane, WA
Time: 1997-03-27 19:34:00
Comments: Am looking for HETLAND. My Grandmother, Hannah Hetland, emigrated to the United States between approximately 1915 & 1918. She traveled with an older brother who settled in the Seattle, WA area. Would enjoy hearing from any other Hetland descendants in the U.S. or Norway. http://www.jodyw@ior.com

Name: Diane Ballard
Website:
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From: Scobie,MT via Velva,ND via Norway
Time: 1997-03-27 19:22:00
Comments: August Javenager(b. 1865-d.1951) arrived in US about 1880, he was a year behind the rest of his family, having had a fever and stayed in Norway. He married Augusta Manternack, in Velva, Nd about 1900. They immigrated to Scobie ,MT about 1901. I know he had relatives waiting when he got here, but we have no knowledge of them. Are there any Javanagers out there?

Name: LANDE, Nils
Website: (none)
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Port Orchard, WA
Time: 1997-03-27 16:59:00
Comments: Nels Lande's parents were born in, Aalsund, Norway. We are looking for people with the surname of LANDE. New at this . Spouse, Joyce Lande

Name: Lillian Svendsen
Website: none
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Montreal (living in California now)
Time: 1997-03-27 14:08:00
Comments: looking for SVENDSEN, EIDE, KRISTIANSEN - will be searching in Bergen this summer - thanks for your work

Name: Chris Conlee
Website:
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From: Sunnyvale, CA USA
Time: 1997-03-26 23:52:00
Comments: My family (Marta Opheim Sjursen) emigrated from Etne to Langfor SD in 1883. Would be glad to hear from other family connections.

Name: Carol Byerly
Website:
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From: Great Falls, Montana
Time: 1997-03-26 20:40:00
Comments: Researching my family and my husband's family in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Family members from Hadsel, Beitstad, Lunner, and Sorskogbygda (Elverum) in Norway.

Name: Carol Byerly
Website:
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From: Great Falls, Montana
Time: 1997-03-26 19:58:00
Comments: Researching my family and my husband's family in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Family members from Hadsel, Beitstad, Lunner, and Sorskogbygda (Elverum) in Norway.

Name: John Larson
Website:
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From: St.Paul MN.
Time: 1997-03-26 17:48:00
Comments: Looking for relatives from the Torpa and Snertingdal region

Name: George A. Jones
Website:
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From: Wiscasset, ME USA
Time: 1997-03-26 17:23:00
Comments: Searching for mothers parents. Hannah (Lerche) Hanson Operate gasoline station in Oslo ? 1920 - 30? My mothers name was Esther Hannah Hanson. Had brothers Knut & Bjorn. One served in Can. Air Force WW II. Other was in resistance. Post war Hanson name changed to Jornberg. Lived at Oscargabt 14b in Oslo in 1970s. Would like to make connection.

Name: ROSNESS
Website: Melissa's home page
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Phoenix, Az
Time: 1997-03-26 11:01:00
Comments: I am researching the name Rosness, from Norway.

Name: k. rowley
Website:
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From: Colorado
Time: 1997-03-25 22:25:00
Comments: am searching for my husband's ancestors, and just beginning to search the "Norwegian connection." Looking for OLSON or HANSON in Iowa, later moving to Mankato, Kansas. Families arrived in U.S. in late 1800s. Mostly raised horses. Family lore says they had a fleet of boats near Oslo. Would love to hear any ideas regarding these families, or groups immigrating to these areas in the late 19th century. Thanks.

Name: Louis Hanson
Website:
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From: Kansas
Time: 1997-03-25 18:38:00
Comments: GULLICKDATTER in kongsberg parish,1835-1857,rudd farm. GULLICKDATTER in hedenstead church 1819-1835,popperud farm. OLSEN in kongsberg parish, 1835-died 1844,rudd farm. TYGSEN in vester toten oppland co..skreppestuen farm 1808-1822. SORENSDATTER in vester toten, oppland co., shreppestuen farm. 1822-1853 left for america. these are my great greatgrand parents. t

Name: Kristin Fladager
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Oslo (paternal grandfather); San Jose, CA (self)
Time: 1997-03-25 17:44:00
Comments: I recently went to Norway on vacation and to see if I could meet some "long lost" relatives. Great vacation, and I met my third cousin, who was kind enough to provide a rough sketch of the family tree. I'd like to fill in the blanks on the tree.

Name: Stig J. Lindstad
Website:
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From: Gjovik (N-2800) Norway
Time: 1997-03-25 11:30:00
Comments: I'm doing research on different family to me and my wife. Mine is: BJÅNÆS from Sokndal i Dalane and LINDSTAD from OSLO, STAVANGER, LILLEHAMMER, RENDALEN and BROCH from Bergen, Haugesund, Stavanger and SMITH-HANSEN from Kristiansand. My wife: KRISTIANSEN, SKOGEN, HOVELSEN, STORSVEEN, BRATTLIEN, BJØRNERUD, BJØRNSRUD from Land (Nordre Land)/Torpa, all in Norway. Any help appric. and we assist if we can for others. phone. 4761173302 fax. 4761175904 + email.

Name: Arnfinn Skjellvik
Website:
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From: Trondheim, NORWAY
Time: 1997-03-25 07:09:00
Comments: Some ancestors emigrated to the US 1890-1920, probably settled in Illinois (Chicago) and Dakota/Minnesota area. Surname SKJELVIK, later "americanized" to WICK. They came from frøya (froeya), trøndelag (troendelag) Norway. I am interested in any contact or knowledge of descendants.

Name: Linda Schwartz
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Michigan
Time: 1997-03-25 04:57:00
Comments: Researching families from Storen, Soknedal, Horg, Singsas in Sor-Trondelag -- SKAARVOLD, GUNHILDSOIEN, ROGNES, ROGNESLIEN, REFSETH, STORRO, KJELSTAD, RAMBRAUT, AARHAUG, LUNDASEN, HAANSHUS, VAGNILDAUNE, HEGGVOLL, AUNE, STAVERLOKKEN, LOKKEN, INDSET, BORDAL, OVEROYEN, SOKNES, FOLSTAD, SETERENG, HAUGEN, KIRKVOLD, OYAN, ROSBJORGEN, BONES, BONESVOLD, AUNOYEN, AASENHUS, ASMUNDHUS, OYEN.

Name: Gary F. Leikness
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-24 13:15:00
Comments: I am going to explore your resources. Looks like you have put a lot of time and effort into this place. Thanks. If you ever see the name, Leikness, let them know about me. :)

Name: Pamela Holter Solomon
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Oslo, MN
Time: 1997-03-24 07:47:00
Comments: Although originally from MN, I am now living in Maryland. I do genealogy as a hobby for both my father's family (HOLTER) and my mother's (Lusty (Swedish), Rice, and Rishagen(Norwegian).I use the Software program Family treemaker. I would love to hear from anywone who has links to Holters, or Rishagens (farm name for Americnaized Rice)).

Name: Karl Cleven Davies
Website:
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From: Chicago, Illinois
Time: 1997-03-24 06:48:00
Comments: Seeking information about my grandparents, Axel and Vahlborg nee Bay Kleven, who immigrated from Christiania (Oslo) to the USA separately in the early 1900's. They were married in Chicago. They died when I was very young, as did my natural father.

Name: Darrell Baker
Website:
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From: Ft Worth Tx.
Time: 1997-03-23 21:03:00
Comments: Just looking fot Nickelsons

Name: Lori VanDenBoom
Website:
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From: MI, USA
Time: 1997-03-23 11:33:00
Comments: HALVORSON, HELLUM, NEWTON, OLSON, BRATTLAND, LESAGE, COUPIE farm called brattland in byckle sogn, satisdal, norway--telmarken, norway--norland, norway--hendrum, mn and viking, mn in marshall county mn-- waseca county, mn--thief river falls, mn--dodge county, wi--pierce county, wi

Name: Janet R. Jackson
Website:
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From: Michigan
Time: 1997-03-23 05:52:00
Comments: I am researching my Norwegian ancestors, but am not sure of where the originated in the old country. Perhaps other descendants will see this and contact me. Searching Severin KORSON or KORSEN who may have been from Trondheim, Anton ANTONSEN (changed to LORVIG by helpful immigration officials) may have been from Larvik. They settled in Chicago, Il about 1890. Andrew ANDERSEN (he was a sailor who may have jumped ship) and Isabella HANSEN (both Norweigian origins unknown) settled in Chintonville, WI about 1990, moving to Chicago, Il about 1915.

Name: Linda Zajac
Website:
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From: Illinois
Time: 1997-03-22 19:35:00
Comments: I have finally found a town in Norway to search for my ancestors. CARRIE- MARGARET FINSTEAD (Finstad), (born 1848) father, OLE C. LARSON. from Finstad - Romerike. She had 2 sisters, Mary and Charlotte. Married EDWARD CHRISTOPHERSON 1877 - immigrated around 1880 to Chicago.

Name: Richard L. Knudson
Website:
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From: Oneonta, New York
Time: 1997-03-22 11:03:00
Comments: I am having quite good luck in researching my father's line, he was Henry S. KNUDSON, son of Ole Johannes KNUTSEN and Anna Malene RONNEVIK of Ronnevik Farm in Tysvaer near Haugesund. I can't find out very much about my mother. I'm not even sure of the spelling of her surname: she was Magda Olive OLESEN or OLSEN, born in Oslo in 1892 and emmigrated to the USA around 1910. I know there were sisters at least.

Name: Hakon Jensen
Website: Hakon Jensen`s homepage
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From: Grimstad/NORWAY
Time: 1997-03-22 08:58:00
Comments: Hi, John! This is the most exciting web page I have ever seen....I just linked it in my homepage, and hope you don't mind...

Name: KAREN HODGES
Website:
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From: GRAND RAPIDS MICHIGAN
Time: 1997-03-22 04:19:00
Comments: Looking for any info on descendants of Knut KNUTSON (NILSON) from either Oslo or Kristiansand, Norway. His sons emigrated to the USA in the early 1900's. Olaf (Ole) Tom. They first went to South Dakota. Olaf married Anna GUNDERSON (her father was Gunder GUNDERSON). They settled in in Illinois. Any info on Gunder GUNDERSON or his descendants would be appreciated. E-mail me at powerwoman@juno.com Thanks!

Name: Carol Sorsdahl
Website:
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From: Gig Harbor, WA
Time: 1997-03-21 17:49:00
Comments: Looking for information on SORSDAHL's in Norway.

Name: brenda wellman
Website:
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From: Becker, Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-21 16:38:00
Comments: Hello, I wish to find information on my family who immigrated to the United States from Norway. Their last name is OHLGREN and they entered Ellis Island approx. 1912, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Name: Karen Kuhlman
Website:
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From: St. Louis, Missouri U.S.A.
Time: 1997-03-21 15:06:00
Comments: HAMRE, JOME, VIKEN, QUALLEY, ANDERSEN Vestre Slidre and Vang in Valdres

Name: Donovan Twite (Tveit)
Website:
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From: De Smet, South Dakota USA
Time: 1997-03-21 11:51:00
Comments: My great grandfather came to America about 1820 from Enirick, Sogna, Norway. He was born August 23, 1820. His name was Lars TVEIT. What does the name TVEIT refer to in Norwegian?

Name: Patricia Muriel Apeland
Website:
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From: Miami, Florida
Time: 1997-03-21 08:09:00
Comments: My father was born in Stavanger, Norway, January 1, 1910. He was the last of 6 children. One sister, Bergliot APELAND SALVESEN, b. April 5, 1905, in Stavanger, lives in Seattle, WA. Another sister, Agnes APELAND OLSON, died in Stavanger in the 1960's. Two brothers and another sister died in their late teens or early 20's, I believe from TB. My father Peter (no middle name) APELAND was lost at sea on August 29, 1949, near Nantucket, MA. He lived with relatives in Skudesnes and Kopervik after his mother died when he was approximately 10. He worked at Lundberg's Bakery, and eventually went to sea at age 18, working as a cook. He came to the U.S. in approximately 1928, joined the private Merchant Marines, and eventually ended up in South Florida with one of the yachts on which he worked in the late 1930's. I have been to Stavanger, twice, in 1977 and 1986, where I spent several days at the local archives office. I have been able to trace my family back to my Great-Grandparents, who were from Tysvaer. I would like to trace back further, as well as make contact with any 2nd cousins through my farfar's family (APELAND) or farmor's family (either SLOTTEBREKK or ANDERSEN).

Name: Joan Jarvis
Website:
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From: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Time: 1997-03-20 21:38:00
Comments: I am searching for my grandmother's family, BOGSTAD. They emigrated to Canada from Oslo (then Christiania) about 1899. Her brother returned to Norway and lived in a senior's centre called Gamle Hjem, in Eina, Toten. I have tried to write to this address, but my letter was returned. I would appreciate any information. Great web site!

Name: Tony Larosn
Website:
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From: Prior lake, minnesota
Time: 1997-03-20 19:39:00
Comments: I'm looking for my great great granfather from Oslo. His name was Louis Larsen

Name: Merrill & Dakota Gunderson
Website:
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From: Ephrata, Washington
Time: 1997-03-20 15:38:00
Comments: Looking for descendants of a brother of my grandfather, Helge or Henry GUNDERSON who came to this country in 1881 from the Kopervik area of Karmoy. He probably resided first in Lasalle County, Illinois and then was in south-eastern South Dakota or NW Minnesota.

Name: Merrill & Dakota Gunderson
Website:
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From: Kopervik area on Karmoy
Time: 1997-03-20 15:36:00
Comments: Looking for descendanta of a brother of my grandfather, Helge or Henry Gunderson who came to this country in 1881. Probably resided first in Lasalle Co Illinois and then was in south eastern South Dakota or NW Minnesota.

Name: Wendy (Overbust) Meyers
Website:
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From: Aberdeen, SD
Time: 1997-03-20 15:13:00
Comments: Looking for info on Aalesund area of Norway. Grandfather from close by there. Possible links to Korolofson (sp?) Anyone with any ideas on how to get more info on that area, let me know.

Name: Lori Hadley
Website:
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From: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Time: 1997-03-20 11:19:00
Comments: ANDERSON - Oleannah & Alexander

Name: Schism
Website: Schism Stuff
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From: From Whidbey Island washington state
Time: 1997-03-20 09:40:00
Comments: Looking for information on HOLTER, Ole (born ????, died 1928, Bennett, Wisconsin). I am his youngest granddaughter as far as I know. Some of his siblings were Emil, Carl and Hannah. His children were Coral, Harriet, Clarence, and Harold, my father.

Name: Jon and Beverly Roarson
Website:
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From: Sloan, Iowa USA
Time: 1997-03-19 06:30:00
Comments: We would like to contact persons with the name Jan or Jorgen Otteroen living the area of Stavager.

Name: Knut Enger SPARRE
Website:
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From: Oslo, Norway
Time: 1997-03-18 22:51:00
Comments: I intend to search for my maternal grandfather's brother, Martinius Mathison TØMMERAAS, born on the farm Tømmeraas in Sande, Vestfold county, Norway. He left Norway for Liverpool on 4 May 1883 and from Liverpool for America. He lived in Jankton (Yankton?) South Dakota, and married one Lina (probably of Norwegian stock). They had at least 2 daughters. He died 30 April 1904. Lina wrote to her father in law in Norway about Martinius' death. Her address was then: Mrs. Lina Matthison, care of F. L. Pierson, Jankton, South Dakota.

Name: Deanna Pennington
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-18 22:36:00
Comments: I would like any information on the family name of Thomasruud. They lived in Glenora, North Dakota

Name: William A. Parks
Website: The William A. Parks Family Home Page
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From: Route 2 Box 137 Burton, Texas 77835-9607
Time: 1997-03-18 20:21:00
Comments: Looking for information on my wife's family. Her grandfather was HOLTER, Lewis born 14 February, 1889 in Jasper, Minnesota. Her grandmother was HOSTAGER, Mary born 15 January, 1892 in Wanamingo, Minnesota. Great Grandfather, HOLTER, Hans born 11 October 1860 in Nannestad, Norway near Oslo. Hans emigrated to Fillmore County, Minnesota at the age of 6 or around 1866. Her Great grandmother, CARLSON, Ingeborg, was born 23 April 1862 in Norway. Hans and Ingeborg married in 1884. Great grandfather, HOSTAGER, Ole born 3 August 1843. Came to America in 1861. Great grandmother VANGESTAD, Margreta came to America at age of 21. They settled in Wanamingo Minnesota.

Name: Karla Halsan-Mattila
Website:
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From: Silverlake, Washington, USA
Time: 1997-03-18 18:57:00
Comments: Hi, I am researching the following: Tjotta, Nordland (Halsan - Family and Farm name), Lauritz and Maren Pederson's family, Sivert and Albine Rolfsen of Naverskraft, Tjotta.

Name: Karla Halsan-Mattila
Website:
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From: Silverlake, Washington, USA
Time: 1997-03-18 18:56:00
Comments: Hi, I am researching the following: Tjotta, Nordland (Halsan - Family and Farm name), Lauritz and Maren Pederson's family, Sivert and Albine Rolfsen of Naverskraft, Tjotta.

Name: Lorraine Storvold
Website:
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From: Western Canada
Time: 1997-03-18 18:31:00
Comments: I am looking for anyone with the last name STORVOLD. I have done some research in Norway and my family originated from Steinkjer. The source of some of the records I have is Beitstad Parish. I am interested in finding any one that is related to: 1.BERNTINE KAROLINE STORVOLD, born 1851, married to KRISTIAN HJELLOSEN. Unknow if they emigrated to North America, perhaps their children may have. 2.PAUL STORVOLD,born 1856, emigrated to America, farmer in Wisconsin and married to ELINE ELDNES. 3.BIRGITTE STORVOLD,born 1883, died 1910. Was a teacher in Ogndal, Steinkjer and married to ARNE E. KJESBU. Did not emigrate to North America, perhaps children may have.

Name: Brian Feller
Website:
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From: Spanaway/ Washington/ USA
Time: 1997-03-18 10:49:00
Comments: good page...

Name: Elaine Rodwell
Website:
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From: Auburn, WA USA
Time: 1997-03-18 10:42:00
Comments: STORLA gol, hallingdal, norway Searching for information on the Storla family. I can trace back to about 1760. Also interested in the Storla family living on the farm now...Guro Storla and family

Name: Wes Bjorklund
Website:
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From: North Carolina, USA
Time: 1997-03-18 10:13:00
Comments: I have just begun to research my family history. Any advice, hints, etc. are appreciated. Regards, Wes

Name: Richard Andrew Holien
Website:
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From: Mesa, Arizona
Time: 1997-03-18 09:11:00
Comments: I am researching information on: Henry Anderson HOLIEN born 1871 in Vang, Valdres, Norway. Father Anders Haaversen HAALIEN born 1842. Mother Berith Knutsdatter HAALIEN born 1853 in Norway. I have some of Beriths direct line back to 1604. Thanks, Rich

Name: Scott Rois
Website:
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From: Raudeburg, Sogn og Fjordane
Time: 1997-03-18 09:09:00
Comments: ROIS or ROYSA is a farm name on the Island of Vagsoy in the Nordfjord region of Sogn of Fjordane. I have my grandfather genealogy back to the 1600's through the towns of Vedvik and Kvalheim. I am still looking for his grandmother's family from Staarheim in Eid.

Name: Kristin Larsen
Website:
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From: JEVNAKER, HADELAND
Time: 1997-03-18 06:06:00
Comments: My grandfather, OVE GEORG MARTHINSEN, had an aunt and uncle who emigrated to America, and I would like to find my relatives in America. I know that my grandfather's aunt has died, but I believe that I have some relatives in the US.

Name: Jean Tremel
Website:
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From: Commack NY
Time: 1997-03-17 16:26:00
Comments: PEDERSEN bergen KRISTIANSEN kristiansand--fjore church FREDERIKSEN sognsdals JOHNSEN

Name: ELSA MOES-TOLDNES
Website:
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From: sidney,bc,canada
Time: 1997-03-17 14:31:00
Comments: Looking for ancestors in the Langesund, Porsgrunn area with the name LIE,TOLDNES name.

Name: Bjorg Satermoen
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Norway
Time: 1997-03-17 11:56:00
Comments: I am searching my father's family. My grandfather was Oscar ORHEIM of Starheim, Nordfjord, Norway. Some of his brothers left for America. My grandmother Anna RAFTSHOL (RAFSHOL) also had relatives in the US.

Name: Ola Haldorsen Beyer Hellan
Website:
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From: Trondhjem, Norway
Time: 1997-03-17 11:40:00
Comments: I know my mother has relatives in the USA, her family name was BEYER. I seem to remember that an aunt of her was Jobora Beyer, but I may be mistaken. At the moment I am just surfing the net, and found this site.

Name: Richard E. Lekang
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Mpls, MN
Time: 1997-03-17 10:48:00
Comments: Father, Paul Olsen LEKANG came from Norway. Looking for more information about the family. He came from Stokmarknes, Hadseloy Island, Norland, Norway.

Name: Rolfe Schrader
Website:
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From: Minneapolis, Minn.
Time: 1997-03-16 23:03:00
Comments: My mother is going to Norway this coming August, and is very interested in finding the places of origins of her Norwegian ancestors that came to Minnesota between the 1850's and 1890's. She wants to attempt to find living distant relatives there. The three family surnames are QVAUM, VOXLAND, and ABBE. Could someone help her get started?

Name: Holly Jo West
Website: The Holly Jo West Family
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From: Austin, Texas
Time: 1997-03-15 20:48:00
Comments: I am searching for the surname ROVIK from Sandnes or Hanna

Name: Mickey Anderson
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Living In Mississippi
Time: 1997-03-15 20:10:00
Comments: Looking for Ole Sorn Anderson, born in 1870 somewhere in Norway. Immagrated to United States to South Dakota or Minnesota. married a Rozella Pricilla Hilton born June 2, 1874. Ole died December 24, 1930.

Name: Steve Eastvedt
Website:
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From: Dubuque, Iowa, U.S.A.
Time: 1997-03-15 18:28:00
Comments: My direct line ancestors came from the Brevik and Eidanger areas of Telemark county, Norway. Many owned and lived upon the Østvedt farm in Eidanger parish. My surname is the Americanized version of Østvedt. I am searching for all family members that link to the following ancestors; Carl Theodor ØSTVEDT born Brevik, Norway 1867 - Emigrated to Republic county, Kansas, USA. His wife Linda Olcena OLSEN born Chicago, Illinois, USA 1871. Her parents Ole OLSEN born 1838 (Norway?) Regina PAULSON born 1840 (Norway?). Both settled in Republic county, Kansas. Thor NILSEN born Porsgrunn, Norway 1830's? who immigrated to Republic county, Kansas. Lars TOLLEFSEN ØSTVEDT, born 1802, Eidanger, Norway. Kristine Marie NILSDATTER born 1835 in Porsgrunn, Norway. Tollov ANDERSEN born 1761 in Eidanger, Norway. I am looking for links on both sides of "the Pond."

Name: L.STORVOLD
Website:
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From: Western Canada
Time: 1997-03-15 15:59:00
Comments: Reasearching the last name Storvold.

Name: Jeffrey Benson
Website:
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From: North Dakota
Time: 1997-03-15 15:06:00
Comments: My family name originally was Asbjornsen when my great grandfather first came to America. My mother's side is Nesset. I am interested in making contact with any Norwegian relatives here and in Norway. Thank you.

Name: susan zweighaft
Website:
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From: Falls Church, Virginia
Time: 1997-03-15 11:34:00
Comments: Looking for grandmother, Anna Oletta Olsen from Kragera, Norway. Born 10/1875.

Name: Gloria Jewell
Website:
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From: Vancouver, WA.
Time: 1997-03-15 11:30:00
Comments: Karen Signe Hallan-Hille (1858-1940) Parents: Jonas and Caroline Hallanan. Moved to US from Norway when Karen was six. Any info, please contact me.

Name: Gloria Jewell
Website:
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From: Vancouver, WA USA
Time: 1997-03-15 11:07:00
Comments: Looking for link to KAREN SIGNE HALLAN-HILLE(1858-1940), parents: Jonas and Caroline Hallanan. She was six when they moved from Norway.

Name: Gloria Jewell
Website:
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From: Vancouver, WA USA
Time: 1997-03-15 10:55:00
Comments: I live close to "Norway Hill" in WA, named for the Norwegians who live there. *Some of my ancestors are: Lisbeth Grutle-Hille, Admiral Christopher Trondson Rustang, Thor Thorson Hille...many more, ask if interested. If anybody knows anything about KAREN SIGNE HALLAN-HILLE (1858-1940) married to Hans Thorson Hille (1852-1913), six children, please contact me.

Name: Eric Alton Lindert
Website:
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From: Milwaukee, WI USA
Time: 1997-03-15 10:45:00
Comments: ALTON, ARNESON lilliehammer,norge

Name: Gary Walhovd
Website:
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From: Janesvill, Wis
Time: 1997-03-15 10:44:00
Comments: Always looking for more information on: WALHOVD,SKARTLIEN MUNKELIEN,HOFF,HOV,FROISLAND, etc. From Torpa and Snertingdal. Have access to over 25,000 names from these areas. Hilsen!

Name: Gloria Jewell
Website:
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From: Vancouver, WA USA
Time: 1997-03-15 08:54:00
Comments: Am looking for links so that this 1/2 Norwegian can enjoy everything that is Norwegian. I find myself doing things that my mother says is "the Norwegian way"! Would like to learn as much as I can...I am a sponge for learning the things I love.

Name: Arne Isaksen
Website:
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From: Halden Norway
Time: 1997-03-15 03:05:00
Comments: Very nice, much info. Seeking for more on these people Laura Aase 130-12-8003 (NY) Soc secure number ? Kitty Aase Otto Edvardsen All gone to US early 1900---

Name: donna pynten
Website:
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From: Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada
Time: 1997-03-14 22:09:00
Comments: Searching for information on greatgrandparents Lars Johnson and his wife Sophie Dahl, immigrated to North Dakota in ? (early part of century is believed) Believed they had two sons (one of which was my grandfather Oscar) and a daughter. Todate no info on where in Norway they immigrated from. Any suggestions?

Name: Lars Rostad
Website:
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From: Regina, Saskatchewan
Time: 1997-03-14 19:35:00
Comments: ROSTAD, trondheim

Name: Paula Blazing
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-14 12:52:00
Comments: Researching: THOE,voss,LIA,GROVDAHL,sansvaer/kongsberg,OTTERNESS,sojn

Name: RUNNING, Arne (WIFE MARIET OIE)
Website:
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From: Gudbrandsdalen near Lom (husband's family)
Time: 1997-03-14 12:17:00
Comments: Curious about cousins who may have used other surnames but lived in Watawon Co. in Minnesota

Name: Ann Sandercott (Nysveen)
Website:
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From: Northern British Columbia, Canada
Time: 1997-03-14 10:28:00
Comments: Researching NYSVEEN from Bruflat, Etendal, Norway.

Name: Christie Stilson
Website:
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From: Portland, Oregon
Time: 1997-03-14 09:20:00
Comments: Bergen: STROMME or STRAUME --and related lines STAMNES -- LILLEJORD -- VIK -- VETLEJORD - VEO - ROMARHEIM. Meraker/Trondheim: KIRKEBY -- TIDEMANN (originally from Sweden) and related lines GUDAA, NUSTAD, AUNET, LOVLI, GUDAA. Sannikdal retion/Kragero: TYVAND, HAUKOT. My TYVAND family records go back to King Harold the Fair Haired.

Name: Mickey Anderson
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Mississippi
Time: 1997-03-13 23:19:00
Comments: I am looking for ancestors of Ole Sorn Anderson from Norway

Name: Bill Gulbrandsen
Website:
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From: Chester, New Jersey
Time: 1997-03-13 18:02:00
Comments: GULBRANDSEN - FATHER, OSLO, HONEFOSS, HEDMARK REINERTSEN - MOTHER, SPIN

Name: Larry Sampson
Website:
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From: Morris,Illinois
Time: 1997-03-13 17:27:00
Comments: I'm very interested in finding out more about my family heritage in Norway. My great-grandfather came from Skanevik in Hordaland in 1860 [Hans Sjohus], and my mother's parents [Ola Kjellesvik and Marta Berge] were from Olen and emigrated to America around 1900.

Name: Jan INGEBRETSEN
Website:
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From: Oslo in Norway
Time: 1997-03-13 16:02:00
Comments: I have a familybook with many name like HAAKENSEN HOLTER from ASHLAND,WISC. and HOLTER from CANTON,South Dakota who are relatives from ENGEBRET LARSEN who lived in "LANGLEIKA" Lysaker and THORNTON from ALGONA , IOWA and TYLER from SIMIX CITY , IOWA. Ja det er faktisk 1640 navn paa slektninger som jeg stammer fra helt tilbake til 1726. Mange av disse flyttet altså til USA. Det hadde vaert artigt å kunne komme i kontakt med noen fra den delen av familien som flyttet ut av landet. Vennlig hilsen Jan Ingebretsen jani@sn.no Th.Kittelsensvei 122, 1415 Oppegård, Norway

Name: Bruce Erickson
Website:
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From: Fort St. John, BC, Canda
Time: 1997-03-13 10:48:00
Comments: Looking for info: Ludwig Edvard Eriksen born June 24, 1851 Married Jorgine Antonsdtr born Oct 7, 1858 Only know of one son: Johan Edward Eriksen born Oct 14, 1881 in Stjordalen, Norway Died about May 15, 1938 He married Randi Andersdtr Stortro born Jan 15, 1889 in Meraker, Nroway Died Dec. 7, 1932 Seeking info on all Eriksen was later changed to Erickson when emigrated to North America.

Name: Sonja (Ihlen) Suitor
Website:
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From: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Time: 1997-03-13 09:06:00
Comments: Norse surname IHLEN Family from spydeberg

Name: Leigh Hess Seibert
Website:
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From: NJ
Time: 1997-03-13 08:07:00
Comments: Looking for roots from grandmother, Susannah Emilia Nelson from Voss Norway who emirated with family in 1891 from Stavanger to New York. She was 7 years old at the time. Married name Emily Hess (husband Charles Hess also emigrated from Norway with family around the same time). Resided in Brooklyn, NY.

Name: James Graslie
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-13 06:12:00
Comments: My grandmother immigrated from Norway in the early 1900's, Maiden name was Smulan(sp), I don't know when my grandfather (Andy Graslie) came over however I am interested in any histroy of the Graslie name

Name: Rita Harris
Website:
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From: Pendleton,OR
Time: 1997-03-12 22:34:00
Comments: MIKKELSJON-KYSNES , HORDLAND, NORWAY - Would like to hear from descendants of Aasmund Mikkelsjon b 1829 married 1862 to Kristi Pedersdadder b 1833.Sons Mikkel 1863, Peder 1865,Torbyjorn 1864, Aasmund 1871, Hans Olai 1874 and Herman 1877. This family living Kysnes on 1875 census. My Grandfather is Hans Olai listed above. Please e- mail r1955w@oregontrail.net

Name: John Amundson
Website:
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From: Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Time: 1997-03-12 13:12:00
Comments: Researching the Lexvigen are West of Tronhiem.

Name: Christine Runestad Dierks
Website:
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From: South Dakota
Time: 1997-03-12 11:58:00
Comments: I'm doing Norwegian research in the parishes of Finnøy, Rennesøy, Jelsa, Hjelmeland, Ardal in the county of Rogaland. And Vinje, Tinn, Asland, Hovin in the county of Telemark. Breland, Runestad, Hove, Varland, Seal, Kittleson, Olson, Johnson, Rasmussen. All ancestors moved from Norway to Illinois to South Dakota.

Name: Christine Runestad Dierks
Website:
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From: South Dakota
Time: 1997-03-12 11:49:00
Comments: I'm doing Norwegian research in the parishes of Finnøy, Rennesøy, Jelsa, Hjelmeland, Ardal in the county of Rogaland. And Vinje, Tinn, Asland, Hovin in the county of Telemark. Breland, Runestad, Hove, Varland, Seal, Kittleson, Olson, Johnson, Rasmussen. All ancestors moved from Norway to Illinois to South Dakota.

Name: steve hagen
Website:
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From: Milwaukee, WI
Time: 1997-03-12 11:05:00
Comments: I am search for my fathers parents. came over from norway in 1888. Name MONSON, Hans and Christine, possibly with children Martin and Bernhard. From Osterdalen, I think.

Name: Michelle Ramos
Website:
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From: Auburn, Washington
Time: 1997-03-12 00:02:00
Comments: HEGGE, Valdres area NIPEN/NIPON, Bergen or Nipa INGEBRETSON/INGEBRIGTSON, ?? Norway

Name: Betty V. (PETERSON/SEN) DEARING
Website:
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From: Fresno, California
Time: 1997-03-11 22:32:00
Comments: I am looking for my gr-grandparents, Peder HANSEN & Oliane LARSEN of Omot, Glomstad, Norway. They bought a farm in 1860 called Findstadsveere in Loiton. Peder's brother was Hans GLOMSTAD. I would like to contact anyone in this family.

Name: Judy Ann Downing Wittke
Website:
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From: Oregon City
Time: 1997-03-11 21:01:00
Comments: My husband's grandparents came from Gol, Norway. The parents and siblings of my mother-in-law all succumbed to tuberculosis. This left my husband and brother-in-law the only living descendants of this marriage. I really would like to communicate with any living descendants of their ancestors. Ole Olsen Belikfet (Sagabraten) took the name of Ole Blekvedt when he settled in North Dakota. I understand he had one sister who also settled in the US. She married Andreas Overland and they lived for a time in Stearns Co. MN. Ole's wife was Gunhild Tolleivsdatter Grov (b. 1855). Gunhild's brother Herbrand Haugstad also settled in North Dakota. She also had a sister who married a Kvamme.

Name: Elisabet Aamdal
Website:
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From: Norway
Time: 1997-03-11 17:11:00
Comments: I am trying to get information about: Havrøy - from Sogn, Nicoley`s from Bergen (uncle Carl), he had three sons,and Sakariassen (Fred )from Vennesla to Alberta, his son Einar and his daughter Margie.

Name: Michelle Woodham
Website:
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From: Prattville, AL
Time: 1997-03-11 13:06:00
Comments: My husband's ggg grandparents immigrated in 1850 with some name changes along the way.Aslak(Aslach?)ASLAKSON b.3-30-1809 Bygland, Aust Agder, NOR. m.12-11-1832 to Ingebord HAERESON b.5-2-1898 Tyresnoes Hoeset,Telemark,NOR. They immigrated with their four children Aslak, Anlang, Berthe, Neri. Upon arrival they changed their names to Oscar Oscarson and Emily Harris. They then lived in Stoughton, WI. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Name: Don C Rolfson
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-11 07:56:00
Comments: Looking for any genealogy ties to ROLFSEN, Francis Thor born 13 May 1841, Risor, Aust Aagder, Norway. His father was ROLFSEN, Bent born 27 Apr 1792, same location, and his father was Jacobsen, Rolf christened 25 Dec 1756(or 1759), wife's name was Bentsen, Trunje; Ch. 20 Jul 1749

Name: Phillip Gregory Ellis Sr.
Website: na
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From: north fork calif.? by yosemite
Time: 1997-03-10 18:41:00
Comments: my family name,mothers side is JONDAHL from bergen

Name: Charles Peterson
Website:
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From: now reside in Sonora, CA; formerly of Hayward, CA
Time: 1997-03-10 14:14:00
Comments: On behalf of an elderly second cousin in Norway, I am trying to locate information about one Christ Antonsen, who emigrated to the U.S. from Norway in 1888 under the name Gudmund Kristian Mollen. He was born 3/18/1855, married Maren Serine (sp?) Jacobsdatter Hegg in 1880. They had four children, Anna Kristine, Emma Dorthea, Yacob and Karl Magnus Lund, all except the last born in Norway, all christened Mollen, I believe. Believed to have lived in Rhinelander, WI.

Name: Annlaug Rød
Website:
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From: Uskedalen Kvinnherad NORWAY
Time: 1997-03-10 13:46:00
Comments: I"m searching for my greatgrandmother"s brother and sister"s family.JOHANNES HALVORSON MYKLEBUST was born in Kvinnherad,Norway in 1845 and married to ANNA K NES from the same place.They lived in Jewell,Iowa andhad five children.JENS and BRITHA were born before 1873 HALVOR JOHAN ,KARL TOBIAS and ELLEN MARIE (born about1878) married to IVER J. IVERSEN . BRITHA was married to his brother. ANNA HALVARSDATTER MYKLEBUST married to JOHANNES FAUSK. They lived in Story City, Iowa and had four children. HALVOR FAUSK , BRITHA married april 18, 1891 to JOHN ADOLF GIMRE (from Stavanger,Norway) SARA and HANNA Thank You.

Name: Annlaug Rød
Website:
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From: Uskedalen Kvinnherad NORWAY
Time: 1997-03-10 13:16:00
Comments: I"m looking for my grandaunt Elisabeth Dahl"s family. She was born in Kvinnherad,Norway in 1891 and lived in Orange, Calif. She had four sons ,named IRWIN-HARALD-NORMAN and KENT Thank you

Name: Rick Olsen
Website:
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From: St. Louis, MO U.S.A.
Time: 1997-03-10 12:19:00
Comments: Your homepage is very informative. Thanks! I'm looking for information on Ole Olsen (Gjarard), born Mar. 28, 1847 in Voss parish. Emigrated to U.S. April 1875. I would like to find out more about his family in Norway. Father's name was Olav Nilsen Gjerard d. 1859, mother Ingeleiv Eriksdtr, twin brother Erik 1847, and older brother Johannes 1829.

Name: Ken Prouty
Website:
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From: Santa Rosa, CA
Time: 1997-03-10 09:30:00
Comments: Looking for genealogy help on the name Woline. My grandmother Bessie Woline was born in Oslo 30 Nov 1862, daughter of Nels Woline. Would be grateful for help finding the Woline line.

Name: Hans-Erik Eie
Website: Hans-Erik's homepage
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From: Drammen, Norway
Time: 1997-03-10 01:25:00
Comments: -

Name: Gregory Aaron Hadsell
Website:
Referred by: From LinkExchange
From: Freeport, ME
Time: 1997-03-09 20:23:00
Comments: Family Name: HADSEL Location: Hadsel Island, Melbu

Name: Philip Serley
Website:
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From: Portland, OR
Time: 1997-03-09 20:17:00
Comments: I am looking for any information about the Sorly farm located in Benningstad Stoer,Leuthen,Hedemarken from 1801 to 1900

Name: Theodore Neal Odegard
Website:
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From: harrison arkansas
Time: 1997-03-09 20:11:00
Comments: I am looking for other odegards so as to trace back to my great grandfather or before. My grandfathers name was Harold Odegard, he had several brothers and one sister or more. Unfortunately my father was orphaned and we have little if any records to go on.

Name: gladys berge nagy
Website:
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From: los angeles - dad, carl berge, from stranda
Time: 1997-03-09 19:51:00
Comments: I love Norway. My dad was the only emigre, so I have many relatives in Norway. Many live in , or near, Stranda; however others are scattered throughout the country. We stay in touch and visit when possible. This is a neat site and I will explore it thoroughly. Thanks.

Name: Linda Eriksson
Website:
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From: Minneapolis
Time: 1997-03-09 14:50:00
Comments: STUBBERUD from Uppdahl, Vastre Gausdal emigrated to US in 1870's? to Wisconsin HANS HANSSON from Uppdahl, Vastre Gausdal - emigrated to US in 1870's? to Wisconsin

Name: Claudia Steen
Website:
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From: North Aural. Valdress, Norway
Time: 1997-03-09 13:32:00
Comments: Looking for Berit IVERSDATTER or Knud TOLLEFSEN.

Name: Marilyn Gronseth Moen
Website: Marilyn & Cliff Moen's Home Page
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From: Erhard, MN
Time: 1997-03-09 10:03:00
Comments: Searching these Surnames all with origins from Norway. MOEN, SIGMUNDSTAD, NYSETH, HOVLAND, FLATEN, HAUGSE, SEVERSON. GRONSETH, HASLERUD, CARLSRUD, RASMUSSEN, AMUNDSON, DAHLE, RONNINGEN, GRONLUND. I have information on my home page plus much additional information to share and anxious to obtain additional information on these extended families.

Name: DALE DRISCOLL
Website:
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From: MICHIGAN
Time: 1997-03-09 09:04:00
Comments: ANDERS ANDERSEN, MARIANE ODEGARD, OLE ENGEBRIGTSEN ODEGARD Kristiansund North, Stangvik, Sunndalsora Anders came to Franfort, Michigan in about 1880.

Name: Joan Nanette Narvesen
Website:
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From: Newark, DE USA
Time: 1997-03-09 07:13:00
Comments: I have relatives in Norway that I would like to E-mail but can not find the address on the internet. Just thought that putting my name here will help. Father's name is Egil Narvesen now deceased. I have an Uncle and Aunt named Rolf and Nita, also 3 cousins (Jon Erik, Inger and Siren). Please write back just to talk! Thanks,

Name: Joan Nanette Narvesen
Website:
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From: Newark, DE USA
Time: 1997-03-09 07:03:00
Comments: I have relatives in Norway that I would like to E-mail but can not find the address on the internet. Just thought that putting my name here will help. Thanks,

Name: Sandra Atkins
Website:
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From: Brattleboro, Vermont
Time: 1997-03-09 05:24:00
Comments: Am researching SKJERVEM (a farm name) from the Al, Hallingdal area of Norway.

Name: Dick Kraft
Website: KRAFT FAMILY TREE
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From: Born in West Virginia, USA
Time: 1997-03-09 03:11:00
Comments: CHRISTEN HANSEN....In 1800 Christen Hansen and wife started a long walk sousth-bound from the northern part of Norway to aplace called Snoka near Eidskog, Norway. There he met a girl name of Olia Hansdatter and had a child without marriage ... Chiled name was Christenssen Hansen 8/26/1815... He married a Anne Haagensdotter on 12/1838.. THey had 5 Sons on died early. He was killed in a fight at the age of 32. The five sons all came down across the border to Eda Glass Works in Sweden and became Master Glass Blowers by trade. Youngest one was Olaf (Ole) Nilsson-Kraft... Kraft was added to name at Eda Glass works. He married and came to USA in 1887... Further information availabe on the REST OF THE STORY.. Any help will be greatly appreciated..... Dick Kraft Randallstown, Md. USA.....

Name: KÅRE ØKSNES
Website:
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From: Kvam in Steinkjer/Nord-Trøndelag
Time: 1997-03-09 03:06:00
Comments: hei! Is there anyone with the name Øksnes or do you know anyone with the name in North-Amerika, pleace send me a note.

Name: Don Evanson
Website:
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From: Winona, Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-08 23:55:00
Comments: RAMSRUD Dovre BRIESATH Valdres

Name: Frederick Seabright-Smith
Website:
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From: New Zealand
Time: 1997-03-08 22:46:00
Comments: Searching MORTENSEN family who left Kristiania (Oslow) 1872 on the ship "Hovding".His name Fredrick, her name Anna Maria Halversen. They settled in Norsewood N.Z. Their oldest child Andrea never left Norway. Married(surname unknown) and had several chilren, some going to USA.

Name: Lynn Moen
Website:
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From: Saskatoon, SK Canada
Time: 1997-03-08 20:21:00
Comments: Looking for information on MOEN and RANDEN relatives from Sjoa, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Also HILLBOM & NOLEN (NORLIN in Canada) relatives from Solleftea, Sweden.

Name: Kerri Keller
Website: The Keller Family Homepage
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From: Thornton, CO
Time: 1997-03-08 16:04:00
Comments: ROE Family from the Gudbrandsdalen area. Father Nels ROE (later changed to Rose) b. 16 July 1834. Mother, Marthe Spraekenhuus, B. 22 June 1834 (daughter of Kristen Jacobsen and Gjertrud Clemntsdotter) Daughter (my gg Grandmother) Marie ROSE b. 19 Aug 1866 in Norden Fron Gulbrandsdalen, Norway. Family left for the US in abt. 1873

Name: Angela TEIGEN
Website:
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From: San Francisco Bay Area
Time: 1997-03-08 11:19:00
Comments: TEIGEN, near Oslo

Name: Abigail Arvesen McNeel
Website:
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From: Easton ,Pennsylvania
Time: 1997-03-08 09:40:00
Comments: Thanks John for the email message that clued me into this wonderful web site. I did locate my greatgrandfather on the Bergen emigration list for the year 1883. He was single at the time of departure. I am still looking for my greatgrandmother. I've been told her name was Nilsine Johansen, the daughter of Nils Johansen. However, after reading about patronymics , I am uncertain of her name. This should make my search more difficult. I also have been having trouble finding information on immigration records in the US prior to 1892.

Name: Jerry Austin
Website:
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From: Alberta, Canada
Time: 1997-03-08 08:51:00
Comments: HAGEN, Melvin Charles, NOR>Minot, N.Dakota. Father = LARSEN JOHNSON, Hans b. 29 Jun, 1862, Eidsvoll, NOR>S.Dakota c.1896. Father = Johan OLSEN Mother = Olava HANSDATTER Wife = Caroline Josephine JOHNSON, daughter of Johan ANDRIASON, Hurdal parish?, Akershus, NOR. Married 4 Feb. 1892 in Norway.

Name: Dena Edwards
Website:
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From: Medford, Oregon
Time: 1997-03-08 08:47:00
Comments: I am searching for my relatives who emigrated from Drammen, Norway. My grandmother's name was Thora Henriette Henriksen in Norway and Thora Henriette Christiansen in USA. My grandfather, who emigrated before her, was Carl Gustav Skallstad in Norway and Carl Gustav Julen in USA. They were married in St Paul, MN in 1889. Thora's parents were Henrik Christiansen and Thorine Johannesdater.

Name: Jim Pederson
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-07 22:42:00
Comments: I am checking family tree of HANS and INGA MARIE PEDERSON. They lived in Nannestad Parish, Akershus County, Norway. Moved to USA between 1874 and 1886. Lived in Cottonwood County, Minnesota. Anyone knowing any ancestory or decendent informartion please contact me. I will be happy to share information I have.

Name: Connie L. Finstad
Website:
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From: Ranier, Minnesota
Time: 1997-03-07 18:17:00
Comments: Family name: Gjermundson, Melchor Farm name in Norway near Lillihammar: Finstad

Name: Donald Lande
Website:
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From: Sioux Falls, SD originally, Grandfather from Storton MN?
Time: 1997-03-06 21:01:00
Comments: Kvidahl is my mother's maiden name. Both branches emigrated to America around 1900. I believe we originated around Stavanger, however I have family who knows FOR SURE! If these names sound familiar, please contact me at the above address.

Name: Hilary Jones
Website:
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From: Southern California (Indio, CA)
Time: 1997-03-06 17:30:00
Comments: Searching for birth mother. B-mother's maiden name Ellen Krognes. She came to the U.S. in 1963/1964 working for a family in the Los Angeles area as a nanny. As far as I know she returned to Norway after her work was complete with the Family in Los Angeles. If anyone knows any KROGNES in Norway or where the name orignates from, please email me at the above address. THANK YOU!!!

Name: Hilary Jones
Website:
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From: Indio, California
Time: 1997-03-06 17:26:00
Comments: I am searching for my birth mother. I was born 1/17/64 in Los Angeles, California. My birth mother came from Norway, was working as an opar with a family in the Los Angeles area discovered she was pregnant and placed me for adoption. According to the non-identifying information she provided at the time of my birth in 1964, she had not told her parents or family of her pregnancy or my birth. I do not wish to show up on someone's doorstep 33 years later and spring the news that I am a relative if my birth mother has not told her family about my birth or adoption placement. I would like to locate her and possibly make arrangements to meet or correspond if SHE chooses to do so also. Her maiden name is KROGNES. Her parents were both living at the time of my birth. My birth mother was 20 years old when I was born in 1964.

Name: Lynn Straum
Website:
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From: Durham, North Carolina, USA
Time: 1997-03-06 12:01:00
Comments: Ancestors from Norway: John Pedersen STRAUM b.1839 Maren Anna PEDERSDATTON Peder Mathias Johnsen STRAUM b.1873 d.1971 immigrated to USA 1902 Marie NILSDATTER

Name: Suzanne Poirier
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-06 08:51:00
Comments: surnames: GULLICKSON, PETERSON, MEGSTU, SANSMARK, all of the families emigrated to the US and settled in Wisconsin.

Name: Jennifer Shank
Website: it is still a work in progress
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From: norwegian ancestors from Hedmark, Opland & Buskerud
Time: 1997-03-05 11:53:00
Comments: Always like to see good stuff on the net re: genealogy

Name: Howard Leslie Engh
Website: The Engh Homestead Home Page
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From: Houston, Texas
Time: 1997-03-05 11:35:00
Comments: I'm interested in my Scandinavian (Norwegian and Danish) family history. Any hints. Howard Engh

Name: Gerald A. Monroe
Website: Gerald A. Monroe Family HomePage
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From: San Antonio, Texas
Time: 1997-03-04 21:32:00
Comments: My wife's family name is Walseth. Traditionally, her grandfather changed his surname to this when he passed through Ellis Island Immigration facilities in the early part of this century. He would never tell my wife what his surname had been in Norway. My wife's grandfather was named Eric Lars Walseth. He was born June 28, 1873. He died in Montana December 8, 1959.

Name: Jay Boyum
Website:
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From: Naperville, IL
Time: 1997-03-04 18:33:00
Comments: My Grandfather was from Kasson,MN. I know of other Boyum's in the area. Would like to hear from others.

Name: Sharon Todtenbier
Website:
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From: Vacaville, CA USA
Time: 1997-03-04 17:40:00
Comments: Researching: FAHLSTROM - FOLLSTROM - FAHLSTHROM -FALLSTROM Carl Johan FAHLSTROM b. 28 Dec 1838 Upsala, Sweden? Parents: Sven Magnus FAHLSTROM b. est'd 1800 d. ?? Fagerhult, Sweden? Marie PETERSON - no info I have no idea when,how or where Carl Johan arrived in US. He married in 1875 to Sarah Miller of Nappanne, IN. Any info on him or his parents/siblings, etc would be greatly appreciated.

Name: E N Severson "Swede"
Website:
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From: Fargo ND
Time: 1997-03-04 11:12:00
Comments: ORVEDAL - BERDAL - HEADLAND - KISSER - RUNKE - MOEN - SEVERSON - HASLE - JULSON - ODEGA(A)RD - OLSON - DANIELSON.

Name: Kathie Petersen
Website:
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From: Cloquet, MN. USA
Time: 1997-03-04 10:34:00
Comments: I am seeking info on Henry ROSVOLD b. Trondheim Norway March 25, 1879. Married Margaret Olivia WICKLUND June 15, 1909 in Wright (Carlton Co.) MN. 9 children Date of immigration unknown. other possible spelling ROSTVOLDT.

Name: Elizabeth Egeli
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-03-04 08:52:00
Comments: searching Egeli from Telemark and Flekkefjord

Name: Cindy Folven
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From:
Time: 1997-03-03 23:10:00
Comments: Rasmus J. Folven, From Vanylven,Norway, left in 1881

Name: Gordon A. Berdahl
Website:
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From: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Time: 1997-03-03 15:40:00
Comments: I am resubmitting because my email address has just changed and I have a few more names to add. The first 16 generations or so of my Norwegian ancestors, mainly from Sogn,include the following surnames: Alvaer, Amble, Berdahl Berdal, Brekke, Dahle, Due, Dyrdal, Eide, Espesete, Finde, Fosse, Fretheim, Friis, Funtin, Glad, Glydenaar, Hanning, Hatlem, Hauge, Heiberg, Helland, Henjum, Holste, Holum, Hopperstad, Kierumgard, Klingenberg, Kjotten, Kloster, Konningham, Leeme, Leganger, Lie, Midlang, Morgenstierne, Morken, Morsing, Mule, Munthe, Nagel, Nitter, Nordal, Oksdal, Orbech, Ovstedal, Reutz, Ronne, Rosenberg, Rumohr, Saebye, Saebyo, Seim, Skjorvo, Sonnesyn, Stadheim, Stadheim, Stjernegjerd, Suphellen, Teiste, Tistel, Valravn, Vinche. I am particularily interested in the Feios/Rinde, Leikanger and Hatlem/Hyllestad areas. I have the Leikanger bygdeboker written by Roald Lyngvaer and would be prepared to look up connections if supplied with a name, approximate date and/or farm name. This is a great page. Keep it up.

Name: Walt Scrivens
Website:
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From: Delray Beach, FL, USA
Time: 1997-03-03 13:34:00
Comments: I am researching my ancestors starting with: Otto Alfred Evensen SUNDE (1881 - 1963), emigrated to USA in 1924. A brother, Nicholas Evensen SUNDE probably came to the USA about 1888, settled in North or South Dakota. I have family records back to: Anders Nilsen SUNDE (? - 1770) married Kari Tellefsdatter in 1742 Then a long gap back to Halvor Graatop (about 1350) married Turid The county of Tørdal (Turisdal) was named in her honor by decree of King Erik of Pomern. The above information was provided in a letter written by Even (probably Otto Alfred's uncle), Granheim, Rise St. Norge, 1 Januar 1954

Name: Maura Klein
Website:
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From: Ellsworth, IA
Time: 1997-03-03 12:33:00
Comments: Looking for SKEIE relatives, born in Sann, Stavanger

Name: Todd A. Hanson
Website:
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From: Mandan, North Dakota, USA
Time: 1997-03-03 12:19:00
Comments: The names that I'm searching are from the Skudesnes, and Akra areas of Rogaland. HANSSEN, KNUTSEN, TONNESDATTER. Any help with these names would be most helpful. Thanks

Name: Terje Wiik
Website:
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From: Trondheim, Norway
Time: 1997-03-03 05:42:00
Comments: Relative: Lars HARTVIGSEN emigrated to Minnesota early this century and became a farmer.

Name: Barbara Caple
Website:
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From: Maxwell, IA 50161
Time: 1997-03-02 18:49:00
Comments: I am searching TUNGESVIK relatives born around Skaanevik, Norway.

Name: Thomas E. Moss
Website:
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From: Palisade Nebraska
Time: 1997-03-02 18:25:00
Comments: Working on finding ancestors in Norway, Moss,Davidson,Maland

Name: PONSNESS (Barbara Stoner)
Website: Luce Lucy's Place
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From: Seattle, WA (PONSNESS family settled near Badger, IOWA)
Time: 1997-03-02 17:01:00
Comments: My name is Barbara Stoner. My birthname is Bates. My mother's birthname is Ellen Ponsness. Clara and Lewis Ponsness were my grandparents. The family settled in and around Badger, IA sometime after 1869. That was the year inscribed on my greatgrandmother Insdal's travelling/hope chest made for her just before she left Norway. My greatgrandmother's name was Karina Larsdatter Insdal. I believe my grandmother's birthname is Severtsen. I am all Norwegian on my mother's side. I am looking for information on both sides of the family.

Name: Nancy Tollefson
Website:
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From: Crookston, MN
Time: 1997-03-02 15:08:00
Comments: Nice!! I Like it!! I'm doing my husband's side of the family. The earliest ones I can find, is an Eilif Olson, who was married to a Siri Hansdatter. She was born about 1782, and died Feb 23, 1860. This information came from the Evje, Aust Adger, Norway church records. They had 7 children, Siri, Hans, Gunder, Knud, Even, Tellef, and Marthe. Tellef is our ancester. Tellef Eilifson married Guru Johnsdatter. 10 Children were born, all at the Avitsland Farm, near Evje, Norway. Our anscester, Ole, was one of the 4 who came to America. He was married to Gunvor Jorgensdatter. My father-in-law, Tinus Tollefson, was one of their chidren. He was born in Calumet, Michigan. If anyone has any earlier information, I'd appreciate it!!

Name: SONJA BEDNARZ
Website:
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From: Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Time: 1997-03-02 12:06:00
Comments: I am researching information about my ancestors. The family name I am looking for is RONDESTVEDT.

Name: Jennifer Goslee
Website:
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From: U.S.
Time: 1997-03-02 09:25:00
Comments: Seeking information on PEDERSEN.

Name: Frank Normann Skorstad
Website:
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From: Larvik, Norway
Time: 1997-03-02 08:54:00
Comments: I am impressed!!!

Name: Richard B Bergeson
Website:
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From: Union Springs, New York
Time: 1997-03-01 21:15:00
Comments: BERGESON, OLA (OLE) from Ur, Aardal parish, now Strand parish. Moved to US in 1854 -57, settled in Baker, IL

Name: Jim L. Johnson
Website: Jim L. Johnson Home Page
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From: Grand Forks, ND
Time: 1997-03-01 20:58:00
Comments: Your Norway Page is the best!!!! I am looking for information on my Thompson Family Line which was formerly "SKARSTEN" from the Opheim, Olden, Nordfjord, Norway. Also researching "SKARPHOL" from Lesje, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway; "LIVDAHL" from Sigdal, Grensgaard, Norway; "SANDVEN" from Vikoy, Kvam, Hordaland, Norway.

Name: Donald Wayne Sem
Website:
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From: live in Garland, Tx. grandparents from Norway
Time: 1997-03-01 16:31:00
Comments: Never really knew grandparents. Would like to learn about realitives in Norway

Name: V. Jacobs
Website:
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From: USA
Time: 1997-03-01 14:58:00
Comments: HAAGENSEN or SAGNAESET Ole. Born appr. 1843, Married Beret Olsdtr June 2, 1868. Information is from church register at Ovre Stjordal Parish(Hegra Parish of Ease) Fathers name was Haagen Olsen. Looking for information on any brothers or sisters, or information on father and mother.

Name: Jason Jorgenson
Website:
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From: Oyen, Alberta, Canada
Time: 1997-03-01 11:11:00
Comments: Adolph JORGENSON was born in Norway, but his family's name there was SANDEN or similar to that. They changed their name when they came to America. Am trying to make the link...

Name: Eric K. Wroldsen
Website:
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From: Newton, New Jersey,USA
Time: 1997-02-28 22:57:00
Comments: I am looking for any information on the last name WROLDSEN. My family came to the states from Arendal, Norway.Any information would be helpful.

Name: Kelly Jean Norem
Website:
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Time: 1997-02-27 18:45:00
Comments: The NOREM's were from Kristiansand & Time, Norway. Have gotten as far back as a Lars NORHEIM (NOREM) 1789.

Name: Kathryn Merrill
Website:
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From: Phoenix, Arizona
Time: 1997-02-27 16:25:00
Comments: My Norwegian ancestors were from Mobek, Akerhus (wherever that is) They were converted to Mormonism, moved to Utah, were sent to New Mexico by Brigham Young, and ... now here I am in Phoenix. I'd love it if the Mormons would put their info online, but of course, then they would lose out on trying to convert people who are forced to go to the family history centers for the information. Jeez. Coming from a Mormon family, my ancestry is fairly well traced out, on the MALE side. This emphasis on the male ancestry of the family irritates me. So, I'm trying to trace back the direct female line. I've made it to Anne THOMMESON, born 24 April, 1798 in Mobek, Akerhus. Her mother was apparently named Mari ARNESSEN...but this is as far as I have come in my search. Thanks for the web page.... --K

Name: Erin Thomsen Irvine
Website:
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From: Houston, Texas
Time: 1997-02-27 15:05:00
Comments: I'm just searching for relatives--most of the THOMSENS are now living in Seattle, WA. I can trace as far back as Adolf THOMSEN in Tromso, Norway.

Name: Antonia Fredericka Hansen
Website:
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From: Boston, MA
Time: 1997-02-27 14:44:00
Comments: My father is William HANSEN, living in Pennsylvania. His father, also William, lived in Miami, Florida, but claimed he came from Chicago. I am trying to find out firstly if I am Norwegian or Danish and then if I can find out if I have any other living relatives besides my father

Name: Helen Haugland Pratti
Website:
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From: Upstate NY
Time: 1997-02-27 10:58:00
Comments: IVERSEN, HANSEN, GODVIK, PEDERSEN, THORSEN, JOHANNESEN, NIELSDTR If any one if familiar with any of these names from the Bergen, Arendal, Askoy, Gjovik areas..perhaps we can exchange information.

Name: Robert Berg
Website:
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From: Lompoc, California
Time: 1997-02-27 10:54:00
Comments: RAKNES from Raknesvaag, Osteroey BERG from Oslo

Name: M.MARGUERITE IVERSON
Website:
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From: Sacramento.Ca.
Time: 1997-02-26 23:41:00
Comments: I am doing research in FAGERHAUG, Oppdal, Sor Trondelag, Norway and I am looking for the FAGERHAUGS. The next search is in the Stryn area in Sogn og Fjordane and I am researching the FOLVEN Family. Great Web Site -- Thank You.

Name: (DON) OSCAR D. RASMUS
Website:
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From: Freeport, Il.
Time: 1997-02-26 21:15:00
Comments: Ancestors came from Nordfjord, Naustdal, Nordre Bergenhuus, farm name BIERKEDAL, or BJORKEDAL, church was Naustdal. Names: Rasmus, Aalen, Anders, Sela, Hoyvik.

Name: Kristin Linchester
Website:
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From: Wheaton IL
Time: 1997-02-26 16:37:00
Comments: My brother & I are researching our family tree - looking for info on Olaf BERTELSEN, Laurette HAUFF & her mother & father - circa mid 1800's

Name: John Diestler
Website:
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From: Lafayette, CA
Time: 1997-02-26 13:32:00
Comments: ELGIN, Voss, Vossestrand, Honefoss HALDORSON, Bratthole ERLEND, Bidne SJUR, Arnetveit

Name: Tina Olson Brekke
Website: Tina's Homepage
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From: Oslo/Portland, Oregon
Time: 1997-02-26 12:51:00
Comments: Hey John! Great Page LOADED with info... Just fyi, PLU (Pacific Lutheran University) in Tacoma, WA is yet another Norwegian University..... I'm working on my family's geneology and found your info really helpful. My grandarents emmigrated to USA but my husband is an "ekte" Norwegian.... Many thanks, Tina

Name: Thorsen
Website:
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From: Oslo
Time: 1997-02-26 11:40:00
Comments: My ancestors came from Oslo, Arendal and Sarpsborg

Name: Matt Johnson
Website:
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From: New Hampton, IA
Time: 1997-02-26 10:28:00
Comments: Family name: RICHIEM Location: Lardahl If you think that we might have a connection, drop me a line!!

Name: Mike Enerson
Website:
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From: Bloomington IL
Time: 1997-02-26 07:44:00
Comments: Surname ENERSON from Solør, Hedemark. Surname HOLM from Gjerpen parish, Telemark. Surname RØSGAARD from Uvdal, Numedal, Buskerud.

Name: Elmer Aalgaard
Website:
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From: Vancouver, Canada
Time: 1997-02-26 00:38:00
Comments: Thanks for this web-site

Name: Gary Walhovd
Website:
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From: Janesville Wi
Time: 1997-02-25 21:37:00
Comments: looking for relatives

Name: Elaine Munthe
Website:
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From: NewBedford,Ma
Time: 1997-02-25 13:48:00
Comments: Ancestors from Rogaland - Bokn, Avaldsnes,Skudeneshavn, plus from Hordaland - Bergen. Surnames: ELIASSEN, SVENSEN, STENSETH. As I am living in Norway now I have access to the old church books etc, but I'm interested in getting in touch with anybody else from the same area or families!

Name: Steve Moberg
Website:
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From: Peever SD
Time: 1997-02-25 12:51:00
Comments: Looking for information on MARIE LARSDATTER, from the farm ALSAKER,in Nordfjord,Eid. Nice homepage with a lot of helpful info. Thanks

Name: stacie buhr
Website:
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From: Norway, Iowa, USA
Time: 1997-02-25 08:04:00
Comments: I ran across this web page merely by accident. It interested me due to the fact that my Grandmother came from Norway, and I lived on a farm in a town named after your country.

Name: Gerry Rasmussen
Website:
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From: Olympia, WA
Time: 1997-02-24 22:53:00
Comments: LIAN, Thorvald left from Bergen in spring 1884 on the ship Geiyser for Minnesota. His brother Syvert came in spring 1888.

Name: Harold Nerhus
Website:
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From: Placentia, CA
Time: 1997-02-24 18:20:00
Comments: You have a great web site full of useful information. I've been looking for ancestors in Kvinnherad, Kvam, and Fusa parishes in Hordaland, Norway. I'm now in the market to try to buy the Kvinnherad farm history books by Erling Vaage and Anders Havnelid.

Name: OLSEN lillenstrend
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-02-24 16:30:00
Comments: I don't know very much about my relatives from Norway and Sweden, just that my grandfather was Alfred Marinius OLSEN and his wife was Lillian Barbara OLSON. I believe they came over in the late 1800's to the United States.

Name: Marie George
Website:
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From: Lake City, Arkansas, USA
Time: 1997-02-24 13:41:00
Comments: I am looking for the family names TROYE, CHRISTIANSEN, THOMASSEN, DREYER. My grandfather's mother was Laura Christiansen, but he took the name Christian P. Kruse. My grandmother was a Troye before Kruse. Her father was Odin Troye, his wife was Amalie Dreyer. I understand there is Russian and German in the family, from the early 1800's. Thomassen is from Kragero. The names I have from there are Harald and Dorothea Thomassen...he was a sea captain. Also looking for a Larson (Ruud) who was a stain glass artist in Minneapolis, MN. His wife was a housekeeper for the Vanderbilts. If any of this sounds familiar to anyone, I would appreciate hearing from you. Thank you.

Name: Tom Kyllo
Website:
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From: Falls Church, Virginia, USA
Time: 1997-02-24 10:37:00
Comments: I am look for information on the KYLLO family geneology from the Selbu region of Trondheim.

Name: Robert Danielsen
Website:
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From: Drammen, Norway
Time: 1997-02-24 06:24:00
Comments: BALTZ from Hammerfest, Norway

Name: Jacqueline Morris
Website:
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From: Pearland, Texas
Time: 1997-02-23 19:57:00
Comments: Searching for information on Karl Copperud HANSEN from Kristiania, Norway. He was born 12-31-1866 and died 12-21-1934. Any family information is desired. Also looking for information on his wife, Hannah GUNNULFSON, from Grimsted, Norway. She was born 12-15-1875 and died 6-6-1950.

Name: Craig Fowler
Website:
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From: Massachusetts, USA
Time: 1997-02-23 17:34:00
Comments: I am just beginning research starting with my grandfather: Bjarne Alexander IVERSON, born April 18, 1897 in Oslo ...

Name: Katherine MOSLETH Holmes
Website:
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From: Excelsior, Mn
Time: 1997-02-23 06:51:00
Comments: Looking for information on my father's family. Surname is MOSLETH. Don't know any other families with that surname except my brother.

Name: Charles Aaker
Website:
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From: Perrysburg OH
Time: 1997-02-23 04:40:00
Comments: We have traced our family back to the 1530's in Norway to a person named Simon Hoås on my G-grandmother side from Sunndal. We are looking for my G-grandfathers side from the Stangvik area.

Name: daryl sulerud
Website:
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From: duluth mn
Time: 1997-02-22 12:57:00
Comments: I've just started looking for info on my family tree. I do have some names and cities to work with though. If anyone can help, that would be great. HOLT, Grue parish, Solor. SULERUD, Eidsberg parish, Ostfold. KJESRUD, Eidsberg parish, Ostfold. RISHOF, Krodsherred.

Name: inger-karin olsen,
Website:
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From: live on the island of noetteroey, born in svolvaeri'm trying to find
Time: 1997-02-22 04:38:00
Comments: I'm trying to find a trace of my grandmother's uncle, named Alfred NILSSON (or maybe Vikstroem PETTERSON as his father) born in Maalselv abt. 1863, left for America believed abt. 1901. Would be grateful for any info..

Name: Nils Johan Heatta
Website:
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From: Kautokeino, Karasjok in Finnmark, Nothern-Norway
Time: 1997-02-22 04:18:00
Comments: I'm interested in descendants of those Saamis (Lapps) who left for Alaska in 1894 and 1898. Here are some surnames: HAETTA, TORNENSIS, BALTO, BITI, BONGO, BAER, PULK, CLEMETSEN, ANDERSEN. I'am told that many of the descendants were/are living in Seattle, but I also believe that they now are spread all over the USA.

Name: Brad HESLA
Website:
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From: gol,norway... now San Francisco,CA.
Time: 1997-02-21 23:51:00
Comments: Interested in visiting Norway soon and would like information on Gol and surrounding areas.

Name: Janice Trenouth
Website:
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From: Radville, Sask., Canada
Time: 1997-02-21 21:58:00
Comments: I am researching what seems like most of the farm names in the Sogndal valley, Sogn. like: SVEDAL, FARDAL, SORHEIM, SKARDSBO, ESKJESTRAND, KVALE,... and in Aal, Buskerud : LOINGEN, DYBSJORD, HALVORSGAARD Looking for cousins and willing to exchange all information.

Name: kent Pedersen
Website:
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From: new City, new york
Time: 1997-02-21 13:06:00
Comments: Great looking website, I'm always interested in learning about Norwegian history

Name: JARRETT CHLUMSKY
Website:
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From: Emmett Idaho
Time: 1997-02-21 12:18:00
Comments: Im looking for information on the name SEGLIM any info. would be helpful

Name: lance wilde
Website:
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From: madison,wi
Time: 1997-02-21 08:31:00
Comments: Dear John , Thankyou so much for the lead. Most of the things I try to check out are over my head ,or rather beyond my semester of norsk. I will stop in at those sites you mentioned. 1000 takk for taking the time to write back.The best to you, lance

Name: Warren Pedersen
Website: Coming soon !!
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From: Bastrop, Texas
Time: 1997-02-20 21:24:00
Comments: What a great resource! Certainly a lot of thought and effort. Will recommend it highly to friends. Hunting for IVERSEN, ERIKSEN, WIBORG, from Straumnes, and Tustna. Other areas near Kristiansund.

Name: KLAUSEN Drammen
Website:
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From: Berlin, Connecticut
Time: 1997-02-20 11:58:00
Comments: I am doing research of my ancestors to pass onto my children.

Name: lance wilde
Website:
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From: madison, wi
Time: 1997-02-20 11:41:00
Comments: Do you know of any links that might help me find a hamlet near Trondheim called Brathovde? I d be eternally grateful. I ve surfed so much my mouse is ready to fall off. 1000 takk! lance wilde

Name: scott tomren
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-02-20 08:15:00
Comments: looking for more of the TOMREN family

Name: Ellen Berg
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-02-20 06:29:00
Comments: Looking for emigrants from Sokndal i Dalane. Family/farm names include Nesvaag and Birkeland. Especially interested in emigrants to the Pacific Northwest, though others are helpful, too.

Name: Sylvia Kathleen Grant
Website:
Referred by: From LinkExchange
From: Osceola, Wisconsin
Time: 1997-02-19 21:30:00
Comments: HURUM relatives, from the Hurum farm area near Honefoss, Tyristrant in Buskerud, approx 40 km northwest of Oslo.

Name: Laura Nereim and John Chastan
Website:
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From: Menomonee Falls, WI, United States
Time: 1997-02-19 20:55:00
Comments: We are open to any information concerning the following: Major Paul MICHELET babtized 9/6/1617 in Metz France, He was a Huguenot that settled in Norway and died in the city of Smaalenene Norway. Any information on the Michelet bloodline or the following would be greatly appreciated -Sophie Amalie TUCHSON Born in Bergin Norway 8/11/1769 -Any information on the battle at Holand Church 3/9/1716 -NEREIM or NERHEIM or GRIMSRUD

Name: Annmargaret ( Breiland) Engberg
Website:
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From: near Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Time: 1997-02-19 20:25:00
Comments: I'm looking for my paternal ancestors. My grandfather was born on the Brejland farm near Leirfjord, Helgeland. I'm not sure of his surname in Norway, but his first name was Jacob born June 6, 1880, apparently a twin, but the twin died. My grandmother's name was Hannah Jorgine WICK, born on the Mellemvik farm near Nordoyvagen on the island of Doenna on March 9, 1882. She had 3 brothers who also emigrated to Stoughton, Wisconsin, and then up to Canada. One brother returned to Norway .The brothers who stayed in Port Arthur were Anton WICK and Magnus WICK. The brother who returned was Olaf SOLHEIM.My grandmother and grandfather met on a boat coming to the U.S. in 1904. I have been searching the Bergen list of emigrants with no luck so far. Would anyone have left for America from a port further north? If so , where do I look? I'm new to the Internet, so feel a bit lost. If there are any relatives out I'd be happy to hear from them.

Name: Robert E. Gearheart
Website:
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From: West Point, NY
Time: 1997-02-19 12:30:00
Comments: Looking for information on the following: Name Born Location Nicholas Nelson Maehlen 1859 Drammen,Buskerud,Norway Augustus P. Nilson 1867 Drammen,Buskerud,Norway Peder (Nilson) Hawoold 1856 Drammen,Buskerud,Norway Andrine Christophersen/Grimsrud 1835 Skoger, Vestfold,Norway Peter Christophersen Grimsrud 1800 Skoger, Vestfold,Norway Anne Beathe Andersdatter 1810 Skoger,Vestfold,Norway Hans Jacobsin 1810 ,Buskerud,Norway Johanne Kirstine Jonasdatter 1812 ,Buskerud,Norway

Name: Andrew Overland
Website:
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From: Mason City-Iowa
Time: 1997-02-18 23:15:00
Comments: I am looking for relatives/ancestors. Overland is derived from OWLAND,(not sure of spelling) our original Norwegian name

Name: Murray Trobak
Website:
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From: Lintlaw,Saskatchewan, Canada
Time: 1997-02-18 20:53:00
Comments: I am looking for e-mail addresses of Trobaks who originate from Meraker Norway. I am trying to make contact with relatives in Meraker.

Name: Dennis Aker
Website:
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From: Aberdeen South Dakota US
Time: 1997-02-18 19:51:00
Comments: I am just starting to trace my family tree back to Norway. At this point I don't know much.

Name: Leslie (Miller) Brackett
Website:
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From: Lowell,Ma .U.S.A.
Time: 1997-02-18 19:01:00
Comments: Loking for the connections. Bjerke is one of them. The others had name changes.

Name: Kenneth George Terkelsen
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-02-18 17:41:00
Comments: I've begun looking for genealogical information about the TERKELSEN family. My grandfather ANDREW emigrated from Trondheim with his brother Bernhardt and sister Attalina in 1889 and settled in Boston. Their parents Karinjus and Berthine Terkelsen may have come too although I haven't been able to establish that for sure. Bernhardt and Attalina were listed in the 1875 Trondheim census as having been born in Horten. Planning trip to Stavanger, Horten, Hamar, Trondheim in summer 1977.

Name: Terje Viborg
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Norway
Time: 1997-02-18 16:46:00
Comments: Searching for people with Winnebeck (in norvegian Vinnabakken) or Wiborg from the middle of Norway

Name: Gordon A. Berdahl
Website:
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From: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Time: 1997-02-18 15:18:00
Comments: Interested in Norwegian surnames:Berdahl, Berdal, Hatlem, Alvaer, Dahle, Helland, Sonnesyn, Stjernegjerd, Dyrdal, Fretheim, Rumohr, Reutz, Tistel, Saebo, Skagen, Klingenberg, Hauge, Eide, Heiberg, Ronne, Munthe, Midlang, Ovstedal and Morken. Mostly In Leikanger,Vik and Hyllestad, Sogn, and vicinity. Particularly interested in the Feios/Rinde and Hatlem/Hyllestad areas. Already have the Leikanger bygdebok and would be willing to look up names if you know some particulars i.e. names, approximate dates and/or farm name. by Roald Lyngvaer

Name: Tom Beito
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-02-18 12:10:00
Comments: BEITO valdres

Name: Katherine Teater
Website:
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From: Los Angeles, California
Time: 1997-02-18 12:03:00
Comments: My family is from Stavanger Norway. My great grandfather was GEORGE NIELSON HYLEN. I am trying to find out any information I can about the family.

Name: Jan Christensen
Website: Skien Genealogical Page
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From: Skien, Norway
Time: 1997-02-18 10:52:00
Comments: Hi... Beautiful page....congratulations...!!!!!! Good luck with your research. Jan

Name: Kathy Hunter
Website: Ancestors
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Logan, Utah
Time: 1997-02-18 10:06:00
Comments: JORGENSON, odalin norway It may also be under the name SITTERUD Any information would be welcome.

Name: Lloyd Thorsen
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: edina, minnesota
Time: 1997-02-18 09:49:00
Comments: Just interested in doing some research concerning my father's family. My dad's name was Einar Kornelius THORSEN, born in Fredrikstad, Norway, in 1895. I am interested in learning more about his parents/grandparents and if they too were long-time residents of Fredrikstad. My dad came to the United States shortly before World War I and sailed on ships both on the east coast and west coast of the U.S. He became a captain in the early 1930's and sailed as a captain until the mid-1960's (all on American ships).

Name: Bryce Lastine
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-02-18 08:57:00
Comments: Looking for relatives in Norway and elsewhere. Last name may have been changed when ancestors came to the US

Name: Leon Moe
Website:
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From: Cottage Grove, Minnesota, USA
Time: 1997-02-18 06:18:00
Comments: Researching name Elling JOHNSON from Sogn og Fjordane county. born sept 25, 1844, eldest child of Johannes Ellingson Eggum and Marthe Oldsdtr.

Name: Jeanne Smith
Website:
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From: Upstate NY, ancestors from Minnesota
Time: 1997-02-18 05:21:00
Comments: I would be interested in finding relatives/ancestors of my grandmother Anna MEGARD (married name Anna LUNDGREN) from Oppdahl, Norway, born in 1886 (?). Came to the US in about 1912 and settled in Biwabik, Minnesota. My understanding is that she was from a farm family with MANY children. Any help in getting me started would be appreciated.

Name: Tom Cahoon
Website:
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From: born Minneapolis,MN, live in Tucson,AZ since 1980
Time: 1997-02-17 23:20:00
Comments: Searching for birthplace of maternal grandfather THOMAS PETERSON born 4 Jan 1842 in Helgeland. "Thommi Pehrson" Udflytte 18 May 1868 Vaagan Kabelvag Kirkebok p 267 Emmigrated 28 May 1868 Trondheim #952 on ship 'Hilda" to Red Wing. Married 10 Dec 1871 and lived Minneapolis until death 15 Jan 1924. Not found on 1865 census.

Name: Bjarne H. Pedersen
Website:
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From: Kristiansund N. , Norway originally, now living in Jenkins, Minnesota.
Time: 1997-02-17 20:39:00
Comments: interesting website.

Name: Peter K. Carrell
Website:
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From: Arkansas
Time: 1997-02-17 14:07:00
Comments: Looking for FJELSTAD from Malvik, Strinds, Sondre Trondheim, and BRYE from Hol, Buskerud.

Name: Erling A. Brostuen
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Golden, Colorado by way of Santa Fe, NM; Williston, ND; and Charboneau, ND. Parents from Ringebu and Lillehammer, Norway.
Time: 1997-02-17 14:02:00
Comments: My parents were Johannes Kristiansen BROSTUEN, and Anna Iversdotter RONNINGEN. They met and married in the U.S., and had six children, Dorothy, John, Ivar, Erling, Austa, and Ardis.

Name: Peter K. Carrell
Website:
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From: Arkansas
Time: 1997-02-17 14:02:00
Comments: Looking for Fjelstad from Malvik, Strinds, Sondre Trondheim And Brye from Hol, Buskerud

Name: Lance Weum
Website:
Referred by: From WWW.LPAGE.COM
From: Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Time: 1997-02-16 20:05:00
Comments: Searching for surname VEUM from Aurland in Norway.

Name: Pat Johnson
Website:
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From: Mankato, Minnesota
Time: 1997-02-16 19:52:00
Comments: Absolutely wonderful page! Searching for ASPAAS and MYHR surnames in Norway and US. My great grandfather Zephanius Aspaas married to Anna Lovise and worked for the Norwegian Railroad from 1880 to 1921. I believe in Trondheim area.

Name: Alfred M. Sorenson
Website:
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From: Conyers, Ga.
Time: 1997-02-16 18:58:00
Comments: Norwegian grandparents were: Alfred Sorenson - Moss Martha Malene Gabrielsen - Jaeren (Maeland farm) Jacob Tonnessen - Lista Josefina Theisen - Lista (Spind)

Name: Alfred M. Sorenson
Website:
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From: Conyers, Ga.
Time: 1997-02-16 18:57:00
Comments: Norwegian grandparents were: Alfred Sorenson - Moss Martha Malene Gabrielsen - Jaeren (Maeland farm) Jacob Tonnessen - Lista Josefina Theisen - Lista (Spind)

Name: Bruce P Barr
Website:
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From: North Hollywood, CA by way of Seattle, WA
Time: 1997-02-16 17:57:00
Comments: I am looking for information on any distant relatives I may have most likely in the Minnesota area of the US. They would go by the name of Dahl (pronounced Dale). Three brothers named Oscar, Louis and Julius who took that last name after changing it from Martinson upon their arrival in the States. Oscar arrived first. They also had a sister named Indiana (aka Yonna in Norway and Annie in the States). She arrived in the US in 1888. If anyone knows of anyone who may be related, please email me.

Name: Jerry BRAGSTAD
Website:
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From: San Anselmo, CA
Time: 1997-02-16 17:35:00
Comments: This is a great service! Am looking for information about Bragstad/Brakestad from the Evanger valley near Voss. They emmigrated to the US about 1850. Thanks JB

Name: Jerry BRAGSTAD
Website:
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From: Evanger valley near Voss
Time: 1997-02-16 17:29:00
Comments: This is a great service!

Name: Luke Clinton
Website:
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From: Nebraska
Time: 1997-02-16 09:05:00
Comments: My Ancestors are MIKKELSEN. Martin from Loten, Anna from Rommedal, 8 children Mikel Maria, Berndt, Ingeboar, Marius, Ella, Amelia, Elise, All but Maria arrived in USA in 1906. Maria (my Grandmother) a few years earlier.

Name: David Severson
Website:
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From: Phoenix Arizona
Time: 1997-02-16 08:58:00
Comments: I'm looking for the name Andrew or Andres Tollerud born Jan 15,1848. Died Dec 10,1923. The Tollerud family changed there names to Severson in late 1800's. I don't know how to find out his parents or brothers or sisters, I did find out he was born in Attendalan Norway in Vallers, Norway. I'am a new internet user and part time researcher for family tree information.

Name: Cheryl Copper
Website: none
Referred by: Net Search
From: Virginia
Time: 1997-02-16 08:11:00
Comments: Greetings. Looking for my Olsen ancestors from Stavanger, Bergen, and Skutasness (?) Have late 1800 pictures of family there, some with Norwegian writing on the back. Family in America started in Baltimore, MD. Tanta Lava moved to California, I think Los Angeles. My father and grandmother visited them in the 1950s. Berta and Hans Jacob Olsen: ggrandparents.

Name: Colben Sime
Website: The Official Plab Homepage
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From: Stanwood, Washington
Time: 1997-02-16 06:34:00
Comments: Is Sime a Norwegian name?

Name: John Roennevik
Website: no hopepage
Referred by: Net Search
From: Norway
Time: 1997-02-16 00:36:00
Comments: I am looking for my father's uncle, but I am not sure where to start the search. I know he left for USA, but I am not aware of when.

Name: Maureen Ostby Sullivan
Website:
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From: Born in Colorado, living in Texas
Time: 1997-02-15 21:38:00
Comments: Researching my paternal grandparents Ole OSTBY & Helga KARLSENwho were married in Oslo approximately 1900-1905. They were living in Fargo, North Dakota area in 1912 when my father, Morris Karl OSTBY was born.

Name: Maureen Ostby Sullivan
Website:
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From: Born in Colorado, living in Texas
Time: 1997-02-15 21:36:00
Comments: Researching my paternal grandparents Ole Ostby & Helga Karlsen who were married in Oslo approximately 1900-1905. They were living in Fargo, North Dakota area in 1912 when my father, Morris Karl Ostby was born.

Name: Cathy Paulson
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-02-15 21:14:00
Comments: ANDERSON MITLYNG OPDAHL ELTUN KJERSTEIN HAUGEN LUNDE vang valdres trondheim

Name: Cathy Paulson
Website:
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From: Minnesota
Time: 1997-02-15 21:12:00
Comments: Thanks for the opportunity to visit your page.

Name: Holly Tomren
Website: Legislation Affecting Native Americans
Referred by: Net Search
From: Long Beach, CA
Time: 1997-02-15 15:38:00
Comments: Norwegian surnames: TOMREN, BERG, DAHL, OTTEM, ABEHET, BOHOLFSEN, STADHEIM... Areas in Norway: Tomra, Trondheim, Ottem

Name: Sharon Hagler
Website: Sharon's Genealogy Page and Place
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From: U.S.A.
Time: 1997-02-15 14:37:00
Comments: I really like your page, it is very nice. SEVERSON, NELSON, GRAVERHOLT, GRAN, GILBERTSON, in the Akershus area of Norway.

Name: Al Mortensen
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Orlando
Time: 1997-02-15 12:30:00
Comments: MAGNUS. VON KROGH, CORNELIUS CRUYS, BJØRNSEN, TOLLAKSEN, LARSEN rogoland, vikedal, stavanger, jelsøe, sandeid I have cosiderable data on Magnus and von Krogh, L'looking for info on C. Cruys whose descendant married int the Magnus family.

Name: Larry D. Eide
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Minot, North Dakota
Time: 1997-02-15 08:42:00
Comments: You have a great web page. Searching for EIDE, LARS NILS born June 29, 1867. Came to USA from Bergen, Norway about 1888.

Name: Larry D. Eide
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Minot, North Dakota
Time: 1997-02-15 08:33:00
Comments: You have a great web page.

Name: Judy Huber
Website:
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From: South Dakota
Time: 1997-02-15 08:22:00
Comments: SEVERSON - Hardanger

Name: Eilert Richard Friesth
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Stavanger, Norway
Time: 1997-02-15 08:06:00
Comments: Researching WOGEN, FRIESTH, FRIEST, SLATTUM, THOMPSON. My grandparents came from the Stavanger area and a Pete Friesth was named Norway's farmer of the year in the recent past - ca 1930's.

Name: Marie Ingeborg Simonsen Mastrangelo
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Austin, Texas (USA)
Time: 1997-02-15 07:39:00
Comments: I am including the ancestor surnames and areas of interest here, since I do not see a predefined area within the form provided. Ancestor Surnames: SIMONSEN OLSEN Areas in Norway: kristiansand dypvåg

Name: Marie Ingeborg Simonsen Mastrangelo
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Austin, Texas
Time: 1997-02-15 07:36:00
Comments: I am including the ancestor surnames and areas of interest here, since I do not see a predefined area within the form provided. Ancestor Surnames: SIMONSEN OLSEN Areas in Norway: kristiansand dypvåg

Name: Pal Lindal
Website:
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From: Oslo, Norway
Time: 1997-02-14 23:27:00
Comments: Looking for a relative. His name was OLAF BARMO, and he went to US in 1882 from Elverum parrish in Norway. If anyone knows anything, please send a mail.

Name: Inge Johansen
Website: Onkel's Hjemmeside
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From: Bø i Vesterålen, NORWAY
Time: 1997-02-14 18:36:00
Comments: Good idea!

Name: Maureen Grahame
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-02-14 10:18:00
Comments: My Grandmother's parent came from Trondheim, Norway and there last name was SCHJODT. Wonder if anyone else out there is looking for the same surname or if anyone has any info.

Name: J. Wierengo
Website:
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From: org. Mich. now FL.
Time: 1997-02-14 05:59:00
Comments: Looking for Johannesen in Norway, Homfeld in Netherlands,Kramer in Netherlands.

Name: Lori Juma
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-02-13 21:39:00
Comments: Looking for my ancenstors.....Minnie and Ole Amundsen. Minnie was born approx. 1880 and Ole is her Brother. They lived in North Dakota. Ole's father is also Ole Thanks for any info.

Name: Firespud
Website: I don't have one
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From: Idaho
Time: 1997-02-13 18:40:00
Comments: My grandfather was from Oslow (spelling?) Norway. John Edwin Johnson. He was a twin. He died in about 1960 at the age of aprox 93. That is about all I know.

Name: Audrey De Liseo
Website:
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From: UK
Time: 1997-02-13 16:18:00
Comments: I was born in the UK of and Engliah dad and a Norwegian mum. Her maiden name was : KLAVENESS and they were from Sandefjord in the South of Norway I've heard that one of my ancestors was a small regional king, found in a long boat grave, but I know little more than that. I'd like to know more! I'd also like to meet other Norwegians living in NSW Australia!

Name: Donald T. Winter
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Port Orchard, Washington, USA
Time: 1997-02-13 15:39:00
Comments: Interested in information about: WINTHER BRINCHMANN kartfjord, vestvaagoy

Name: HARRY KNUTE ALFSTAD valdres, norway
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Treasure Island, Florida, USA
Time: 1997-02-13 05:21:00
Comments: Searching Harry Knute Alfstad, born February 1, 1883 at Valdres

Name: John Follesdal
Website: Ancestors from Norway
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Oslo, Norway
Time: 1997-02-12 22:34:00
Comments: Welcome to my web page!

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