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Re: Øverlie farm in Lesja [actually Lom], Oppland Fylke

Posted: 3 Jun 2013 9:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 3 Jun 2013 10:39PM GMT
Surnames: Øverlie, Eiriksson, Olsen, Hagen
There is also an Øverlie farm in Lom (and one in Øyer, and probably others). Paul (Pål) Olsen Øverlie was born in 1879 to Ole Eiriksson (b. ca 1852 Kjekahågån i Skjåk) and Berit Pålsdatter Øverlie (b. 1851 at Øverlie nordistugu). He had a brother Erik about a year older. The family including both brothers emigrated to America in 1881, where they may also have used the surname of Hagen [from the father's farm name]. Paul is noted in the Lom bygdabok as having come back to Norway, and leaving for America again in 1909. (from Lom bygdabok, vol. 2, p. 223).
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