My husband is a descendant of Olaf Magnus Henstein,b.1893 on Henstein Island,Norway. He married Anna Marie MELKIOR and immigrated to the USA in 1924. I have traced OlafÂ’s back to his gr.grandfather Ole JENSEN,b.1837 and Anna back to her gr.grandfather Menz Jorgensen.
Do you have any information on any of these families? Do you have any information on the Henstein Islands? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Please find below a more detailed account of these families.
Descendants of Ole Jensen
Generation No. 1
1. OLE1 JENSEN was born 1837. He married NIKOLINA HENRIKSDR.
Notes for OLE JENSEN:
House renter, sharecropper.
Children of OLE JENSEN and NIKOLINA HENRIKSDR are:
2. i. HENRIK2 OLSEN, b. August 11, 1861; d. 1951, Somna, Norway.
ii. ANNA MARIA OLSTASDTR, b. 1864.
iii. ALEXANDER OLSEN, b. 1866.
iv. JOHAN OLSEN, b. 1867.
v. HARTVIK OLSEN, b. 1873.
Generation No. 2
2. HENRIK2 OLSEN (OLE1 JENSEN) was born August 11, 1861, and died 1951 in Somna, Norway. He married OLINE JOHANNA HANSEN, daughter of HAUS HENRILF.
Children of HENRIK OLSEN and OLINE HANSEN are:
i. ANNA3 HENSTEIN.
3. ii. RUTH HENSTEIN, b. 1887; d. 1972, somna, Norway.
iii. JOHAN HENSTEIN, b. 1891; d. 1967.
4. iv. OLAF MAGNUS HENSTEIN, b. February 02, 1893, Henstein Island, Norway; d. 1959, Montevideo, Minnesota.
5. v. HARTVIK HENSTEIN, b. 1895, Henstein Island, Norway; d. 1987, Bronnysund,Norway.
Generation No. 3
3. RUTH3 HENSTEIN (HENRIK2 OLSEN, OLE1 JENSEN) was born 1887, and died 1972 in somna, Norway. She married KONRAD BERNHARD JENTOFT JOHANSEN.
Children of RUTH HENSTEIN and KONRAD JOHANSEN are:
i. ELVINE JONETTE4 JOHANSEN, b. 1917; d. 1996, skogn, Norway; m. OLAF KYRRE GROTHEIM.
ii. WILHELM JOHANSEN SURGER, b. 1926.
4. OLAF MAGNUS3 HENSTEIN (HENRIK2 OLSEN, OLE1 JENSEN) was born February 02, 1893 in Henstein Island, Norway, and died 1959 in Montevideo, Minnesota. He married ANNA MARIE MELKIOR 1923 in Trondhiem,Norway, daughter of MELKIOR `MELKER' and MILLE MENTSDTR.
Children of OLAF HENSTEIN and ANNA MELKIOR are:
i. HAAKON JOHOAN4 HENSTEIN, b. March 31, 1913.
6. ii. JORGINE MARY HENSTEIN, b. March 05, 1924, Watson, Minnesota.
iii. HELEN HENSTEIN, b. October 18, 1925.
iv. HAROLD MARK HENSTEIN, b. December 25, 1926.
v. AGNES OVIDIA HENSTEIN, b. December 09, 1928.
vi. PAUL NORMAN HENSTEIN, b. April 18, 1933.
vii. JOHN ROBERT HENSTEIN, b. July 31, 1935.
5. HARTVIK3 HENSTEIN (HENRIK2 OLSEN, OLE1 JENSEN) was born 1895 in Henstein Island, Norway, and died 1987 in Bronnysund,Norway. He married TERESE OLSEN.
Children of HARTVIK HENSTEIN and TERESE OLSEN are:
i. OLE4 HENSTEIN, b. 1929.
ii. EINAR HENSTEIN, b. 1932.
Generation No. 4
6. JORGINE MARY4 HENSTEIN (OLAF MAGNUS3, HENRIK2 OLSEN, OLE1 JENSEN) was born March 05, 1924 in Watson, Minnesota. She married HARVEY EDWARD NELSON September 07, 1946, son of JAMES NELSON and MARY WALKER.
Descendants of Menz Jorgensen
Generation No. 1
1. MENZ1 JORGENSEN. He married CAROLINE NILSDR.
Notes for MENZ JORGENSEN:
Farm owner,farm #30 in VIK parrish somna, Skaren.
Child of MENZ JORGENSEN and CAROLINE NILSDR is:
2. i. MILLE LORENTSE2 MENTSDTR, b. March 26, 1848, Somna Parrish, VIK,Skaren,Norway.
Generation No. 2
2. MILLE LORENTSE2 MENTSDTR (MENZ1 JORGENSEN) was born March 26, 1848 in Somna Parrish, VIK,Skaren,Norway. She married MELKIOR ANDREAS PETTERSEN `MELKER' October 20, 1888 in Somna, Norway, son of PETER NILSEN.
Notes for MELKIOR ANDREAS PETTERSEN `MELKER':
Widower, had two children by previous marriage: Anna Margarete,b. 1865 and Martha Johanna,b. 1871
Children of MILLE MENTSDTR and MELKIOR `MELKER' are:
3. i. ANNA MARIE3 MELKIOR, b. May 11, 1893, Somna, Norway; d. 1981, Montevideo, Minnesota.
ii. KARL JOHAN MELKIOR, b. 1889; d. 1948.