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Searching for gggrandfather Posted on: 19 Jun 1999, by TC and Angela Andrewson

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Grandfather, Hans Noss ANDREWSON, born 1839 in Noss, Norway, Grandmother, Martha Mathison, born 1842, Bergen, Norway. Came to U.S., had 10 children. Resided in Brantfor, Kansas at time of death-Hans in 1918, Martha in ...

Svend Pedersen m. Karen Haakonsdtr Posted on: 15 Oct 2000, by Lois Barrall

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...archives and the query boards. Thanks to everyone who responded. I'm stuck again. I'm looking mostly in the Bergen and surrounding areas. I am looking for information on the family and ancestors of Svend P...

Son of Maddel Knutsdotter Myklebust, Olav, has no last name Posted on: 21 Jan 2002, by  @@charlie1@ne...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

So Maddel Knutsdotter Myklebust bore a son, Olav. The father was a 'traveler'. His mother later married Lars Sveinsson. What last name would Olav have used? Don't have a year of birth for Olav yet...

More... Posted on: 19 Jul 2002, by Heidi

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...the causes of death one would have to go through the original deathrecords at the State Archives in Bergen. You may try writing to them, with the deathdates/places you have: Statsarkivet i Bergen Årstadve...

Re: Moster Posted on: 15 Feb 2003, by Pearl

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Thank you so very much PR. I do hope that site is in English or I will be stuck again. Is Moster a farm name ? or do you know. You ca e-mail me at pearl.nelson@sk,sympatico.ca

Looking for details of a relatives sea mine accident in WW II Posted on: 13 Nov 2003, by Gerald Aaseby

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...experience. On August 4, 1941 six civilians were killed in an explosion handling a German sea mine in western Norway. The names of those killed are: 1. Ananias Solheim born December 18, 1901 2. Malvin Mar...

Re: Trelands from Bergen to South Dakota Posted on: 13 Dec 2004, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...each of Lars and Oline were born (or good estimates) and perhaps even their destination when they left Norway. I cannot be sure of identification without that type of information.... but here's a try - T...

Re: gg grandfather Posted on: 30 Jan 2006, by  christine_dit...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...helpers found it already. I am also trying to find my grandmother and grandfathers children born in Norway before they came to the states. Olaf Danielsen b.07-28-1842 married Maren Jacobsen b.05-10-1846. T...

Your earlier response Posted on: 07 Jun 1999, by Dean C. Carlson

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Thank you for your early response. I'm seeking more information from local third generation U.S. relatives.

Min familie Posted on: 10 Oct 2000, by  Freehelp

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

lOVE TO HEAR FROM A LIVING IRGENS/GRIEG IN NORWAY KAARE BYE

Re: Lars Sveinson and first wife Posted on: 22 Jan 2002, by  @@charlie1@ne...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Sorry...corrections. Olav and Lisbet Olson lived in the Vincent, Webster County, Iowa area - not Clinton. Clinton is in Clinton County, Iowa. Olav and Kristen and Olav, Jr. were all farmers. And...

Re: Klaus Bertin Klaussen b.1882 /1891 census in Bergen. Posted on: 19 Jul 2002, by  lisamlipman17

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Do you know where I can find his death records? and his marriage to his first wife which produced all these children is elusive????? Thanx for everything. Regards Lisa

Re: Moster Posted on: 15 Feb 2003, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

The Moster, Hordaland area is south of Bergen, near the Hordaland border with Rogaland. This island area is situated on the north side of the Bømlafjorden. The Digitalarkivet website indicates a numbe...

Re: Looking for Sæbø relatives Posted on: 11 Dec 2004, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

I tried to send the link to the 1865 census listing for Nils and his family on Dec 2nd above. The link did not work but I'll try it again - http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visb...

Trelands from Bergen to South Dakota Posted on: 13 Dec 2004, by  Dac2008

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

I am trying to trace when Oline Treland and her brother Lars Treland left Bergen for the States, ending up in South Dakota. I believe it would have been between 1905 and 1916. Does anyone have any leads on ...

Re: gg grandfather Posted on: 30 Jan 2006, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

How about the other questions... is she still in Norway for the 1865 census? or when did she leave?

grandparents Posted on: 28 Jan 2000, by  @@haggar35@ho...

Localities > North America > United States > States > North Dakota > Counties > Steele

...would be greatfull for any and all information anyone can furnish me. Martin George Norum was born in Norway on 25 January 1880. My information indicates on the one hand, he came from a family farm. I have...

The Foss Family, Bergen, Norway Posted on: 06 Jun 1999, by Greta Storm Ofteland

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...information about this family. I have a lot about the Foss`s about 1670. Greta Storm Ofteland Eidskog Norway

Words Posted on: 23 Oct 2000, by  clanmacg

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Hi J, sorry about the delay in responding but my computer was on the blink for a bit. Thanks a lot for the information on the words, things are becoming much clearer all the time. Thanks again...Kel...

Re: Lars Sveinson and first wife Posted on: 22 Jan 2002, by  @@charlie1@ne...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...don't know any more about Olav and Lisbet but have their obituaries on order. They probably married in Norway. Don't ...

Re: Another link... Posted on: 19 Jul 2002, by  lisamlipman17

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...christened 10.10.1858 in Myking, Linda, Hordaland and Anna Jorgensdatter Forde born in Sveens Praestegjeld, Bergen in 1854or 1855 (there are varying dates to her birth). From what I can see from the inform...

Moster Posted on: 15 Feb 2003, by Pearl Innes-Boychuk

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

All I really have is the farm name of Moster, which the family took. And that Moster is near Bergen. Thank you so much.

Re: Looking for Sæbø relatives Posted on: 10 Dec 2004, by rick a sebbo

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...for relatives of Nils Rasmussen Sebbo (Saebo), my great grandfather, who returned to Fogn Island in Norway after the death of his wife in Iowa, USA after 1895. Does anyone have information about the SAEBO...

Re: Re:HYLLESTAD BYGDEBOK FOR BRAASTAD Posted on: 12 Sep 2005, by Taryn

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Gordon Berdahl appears to have it. You'll want to bookmark this website, then go to the Sogn og Fjordane section of it, and scroll down to see where Gordon refers to the Hyllestad bygdebok. His em...

Re: gg grandfather Posted on: 30 Jan 2006, by  christine_dit...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

As far as my information goes, I'm pretty sure it's in the city but I could be wrong. They didn't always give the full address back then on papers

Family History Posted on: 06 Jun 1999, by Dean C Carlson

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Words Posted on: 17 Oct 2000, by JHopkins

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Cotter is an English word, not much used in the US but in the dictionary. Stift was a early Norwegian area type name - like a province or church administrative area. You'll find Skiple in the Voss are...

Re: Lars Sveinson and first wife Posted on: 22 Jan 2002, by Heidi

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Lars and his first wife (Magdele Fedt) were married 24 Jan 1796, according to the church registers.

Another link... Posted on: 17 Jul 2002, by Heidi

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Norwegian American Historical Association http://www.naha.stolaf.edu/

Re: Great Grand Father Posted on: 13 Feb 2003, by  TarynMN

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...224 Union Mahaska Iowa The youngest two born in Iowa. It gives Eskel's age as 36, so born in Norway about 1844. Eskel seems like it is a more common name in Northern Norway. could the Hagneison name ha...

Re: Looking for Sæbø relatives Posted on: 02 Dec 2004, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

The given name Rasmus made me feel that the family may have come from the southern end of Norway - perhaps Rogaland. Nels/Nils named his oldest son Rasmus - which if he was following tradition - could well...

Re:HYLLESTAD BYGDEBOK FOR BRAASTAD Posted on: 09 Sep 2005, by  parryltd4

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Hello Taryn! Would you know if there is someone who has the 1993 Hyllestad Bygdebok. I would like information for the Brastad Family on page 533 and on the Eide Family on page 100 of this book. Thank ...

Re: gg grandfather Posted on: 30 Jan 2006, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

It's pretty good logic. Is she still in Norway for the 1865 census? If not, WHEN did she leave? There are multiple locations known as "Bergan". Do you actually mean the city of BERGEN?

Ancestor search Posted on: 21 May 1999, by  alacookie

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

I am searching for my Grandfathers Ancestors from Trondhjem. Berger, Norway. Please send me an email if you have any information. Thankyou, Eileen alacookie@aol.com

Skiple / Voss Posted on: 10 Oct 2000, by  clanmacg

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Thanks Haakon, that makes things much clearer. I appreciate all your help and patience! Please accept this as thanks for the Lenes / Tonseth / Hemne information as well. Kelly

Re: LARS SVEINSSON 34 MARRIED A 76 YEAR OLD WIDOW Posted on: 20 Jan 2002, by  @@charlie1@ne...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

And Olav is my husband's twice g-grandfather! Guess we don't have to go back any further on Olav's line as a "traveler" is hard to trace. We still have the line of Maddel Knutsdotter Mykle...

Re: Geble Pedersen Posted on: 17 Jul 2002, by Heidi

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Geble Pedersen was a famous man in the city of Bergen, therefore he got a street (gate/gade) named after him. Yes, come to Bergen, and drive the 20 minutes to Lindås, and you can see the Smørdal farm t...

Great Grand Father Posted on: 12 Feb 2003, by larry Hogueisson

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

I am looking for info on Eskol Hogueisson ( american spelling) left Norway 1867 or 1869 possibly from Oslo. Lived in possibly Ohio in the 1870s. Lived in Iowa in the 1880s and died there in 1893. My grand f...

Re: Looking for Sæbø relatives Posted on: 02 Dec 2004, by PR

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...not match. The 1900 US census shows YOUR Nels Sebbo to have listed his birthdate as March 1842 in Norway. That census enumeration will also give you information about the year Nels immigrated to the US, ...

Re: BRAASTAD Posted on: 03 Jan 2005, by Taryn

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...information for the Sogn and Sogn og Fjordane areas online at the digital archives out of the university of Bergen. Where would you like to start? I could help you begin and point you in some kind of dire...

Re: Finding the Bergen relatives?? Anyone with suggestions? Posted on: 15 Mar 2006, by  ToniaNielsen5...

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

The snail mail suggestion is a good idea. I did that a few years ago with very good results. I sent out a letter plus a copy of a group picture. I don't remember now just how many letters I sent ou...

re-bradt Posted on: 15 Jan 2001, by Darleen

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

have a peter bradt.andrew bradt in family tree.

Skiple, Voss Posted on: 10 Oct 2000, by Haakon Skaugvoll

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Hello ! En husmann = a cotter or a crofter (a tenant farmer with life tenure). The name of the farm was Skiple, and the place the cotter rented was named Skiplehaugen, a small farm. The cotter paid th...

Re: LARS SVEINSSON 34 MARRIED A 76 YEAR OLD WIDOW Posted on: 20 Jan 2002, by Lars B

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

The local history book Kvinnherad 3 by Anders Havnelid says they married in 1795. His wife died 12 y later, 1807. One year later Lars remarried, with Maddel Knutsdotter Myklebust born in 1775. She al...

Re: Klaus Bertin Klaussen b.1882 /1891 census in Bergen. Posted on: 16 Jul 2002, by  Lisalipman17

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Geir, You are amazing!!!!! This is certainly my great grandfather indeed because we knew that his mother was Mrs Jorgensen (or datter as is norwegian custom so i see). How can I get further inform...

Re: Does anyone have information on this couple? Posted on: 12 Feb 2003, by CHARLOTTE SAGMOEN-BROWN

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Taryn Thank you for responding. I am looking for information in both Norway and Minnesota. I am just getting started with this branch of my family tree, so will check out the death index too. Thanks so m...

Re: Looking for Sæbø relatives Posted on: 01 Dec 2004, by rick a sebbo

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...N. Saebo (Sebbo) who married Karen Sirene Knudslatter in Iowa. She died in 1895 and Nels returned to Norway leaving 3 kids, Rasmus Roy Sebbo, Nicholas Sebbo, and Johannah Sebbo Johnson. Rasmus is my grandfa...

Re: BRAASTAD Posted on: 03 Jan 2005, by  SueParry71

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

Actually...both. Living and not. I am trying to establish a family tree for the Braastads of the Hyllestad, Sogn area. Thank you, Sue

Re: Finding the Bergen relatives?? Anyone with suggestions? Posted on: 15 Mar 2006, by Taryn

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

...Norwegian white pages online, I see that there are only 44 listings with the last name spelled Schreuder in Norway total, and that only 9 of those are in Hordaland (where Bergen is located) and that 4 of those l...

Bergen, Norway Posted on: 11 May 1999, by Lynn

Localities > Scandinavian and Baltic States > Norway > Bergen

The Bratt/Bradt family lived in Bergen, Norway, before the early part of the fifteenth century, when it moved to the northern part of Gudbrandsdalen.  It had a coat of arms until about the middle of the sixt...

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