This family of four is registred in the Sannidal churchbook as leaving the parish 29 Mar 1846. Sannidal is later merged into Kragerø municipality.
Simen Eriksen Tveten, lives on the farm Langetangen in Sannidal upon emigration. Born in Bamble, Telemark 22 Mar 1798, age 48, married 8 Oct 1825 Sannidal parish.
Wife Andrea Kittilsdatter Solgaard, born also in Bamble, 1798, 48 years.
+ Kittil Simensen, born Sannidal 7 May 1832, 14 years.
A k a Seymour Ellicson, his babtizmredord 22 Jul 1832 shows he was born 7 May 1832, not 7 May 1831, and named Kittil after his maternal grandfather.
He had a sister
+ Anne Kirstine Simensdatter, Sannidal, 21 Aug 1838, 8 years when emigrating.
Other members from the parish, listed on the same day are found on the manifest of the ship Sultan from Havre, France arriving in New York 14 Aug 1846. It is most likely the Eriksen/Ellicsons were on the same voyage.
groom's name: Seymon Ellerson
groom's birth date:
bride's name: Saloma Snell
bride's birth date:
marriage date: 03 Jul 1853
marriage place: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Ceynion Ellerson
groom's mother's name: Ann Ellerson
bride's father's name: John Snell
bride's mother's name: Phebe Snell