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Sigrid Marie Andreassen (1905-1940)

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Sigrid Marie Andreassen (1905-1940)

Richard Arthur Norton (View posts)
Posted: 15 May 2006 1:21AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Andreassen, Tandberg, Anderson, Pedersen, Schultz
Sigrid Marie Andreassen (1905-1940) Emigrant to USA from Norway in 1912 (b. June 11, 1905, Korshamn, Vest-Agder, Norway - d. December 15, 1940, 4717 Park Avenue, Union City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA)

Birth:
Sigrid was the daughter of Mathilde Sophie Amalia Pedersen (1872-1949) aka Sophie Pedersen of Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway; and Martin Andreassen (1865-c1940), a farmer and sailor from Korshamn, Vest-Agder, Norway.

Full Siblings:
Peder Severin Andreassen (1903-c1935) aka Peder Schultz, who was born on February 15, 1903 and may have died at Galloway, Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Half Siblings:
Sigrid's mother was previously married to Hans Andreas Carlsen Schultz (1867-1896) from Korshamn, Vest-Agder, Norway. Hans was the son of Carl Fredrich Schultz (1814-1872); and Helene Anegine Hans-Gabrielsdatter Sellegrod (1829-1890) of Lista. The half-sibling was: Klara Helene Shultz (1895-1973) who married Edward A. Thompson I (1895-1935), and after his death married John Muhlbruch (1906-1979).

Emigration:
Sigrid left with her mother from Kristiansand, Norway on September 27, 1912. They were listed as "Mathilde Sofie Schultz" and "Sigrid Schultz".

Marriage:
Sigrid married Ralph Andreas Christian Tandberg (1901-1995) aka Thoralph Tandberg around 1925. Ralph was the son of Thorvald Martin Tandberg (1874-1970); and Alvilde Naess (1875-1933) of Kristiana, Oslo, Norway. The family Tandberg family had originally been called Tannberg in Germany, and the spelling became Tandberg in Norway.

Children:
Sigrid and Ralph had the following children: Adelma Tandberg (1928- ) who married George Steurer (1924-1995); and June Tandberg (1932- ) who married Charles DeWitt Baker I (1932-2004) who died in Utah.

Jersey City, New Jersey:
In 1930 Sigrid was living with her husband at 2/4 Webster Avenue in Jersey City. He was listed incorrectly as "Edward Tandberg" and he was working as an "insurance inspector". Living with them was Sigrid's half-sister: Klara Helene Shultz (1895-1973) who was married to Edward A. Thompson I (1895-1935). Edward and Klara were delicatessen owners in Union City, New Jersey.

Death:
Sigrid died in 1940 in her home at 4717 Park Avenue in Union City, Hudson County, New Jersey of "bilateral lobar pneumonia" with "endocarditis". She was buried in Fairview Cemetery.

Widower:
Ralph married Esther Ruth Clyde (1895-1973) and they had the following children: Pauline Tandberg who married Richard Dutton and they live in La Canada, California; and Chris Tandberg who was deaf. Ralph and Esther later divorced and Ralph married JoAnn Losey who lives in California.

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