The mystery of my great grandfather:
Bernt Cornelius Kristofersen (Christofersen) born at Fjellhamar, Ullensaker 31.03.1854 (in Akershus Norway).
I' am looking for records of their movement in USA an their family.
From Bergen to USA?.
Dorothea Catharina Beyer Danielsen(01.06.1854 - [Chicago] ?)
After the first husband died she went to Chicago. Who did she meet.
First marriage in Norway, to ? Sivertsen : 1. Gerhard Martin Seversen, b. 09.01.1875.- 2. ? 18 - ?
Second Marriage in USA, [N.N.]: 3. Orlanda, m. to Lindstrøm 18?? 4. John Theodor 18 - ? 5. ? 18 - ? 6. [N.N.]: m. to Carlsen 18 - ? 7. ? ca. 1891 - ?
1. Gerhard Martin (f. 09.01.1875) children: 1. Evelyn Seversen (b. ca. 1910) Little Rock, Arkansas. Was advertising for relatives in Bergens Tidende Norway 30.05.1964. 2. son?
Need to get a contact in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The family history says he was police in Minneapolis or Chicago.
Wanted Hans Pedersen Holt.
Hans Pedersen Holt born 12/2-1861 Ullensaker, Romerike Norway
Chuchbook Ullensaker 1862.
363.209 Constabelroll IV:Hans Pedersen Holth b 12.2.1862 in Ullensaker. Former profession: Artillerist.
Police in Kristiania (Oslo) Norway ca. 1880- 1888. Immigrated to USA 2 June 1888 arrived approx. 15 to 25 June 1888.?
Her you see a part of the Norwegian emigrant protocol 1888.
If you will see the whole page click her.
At the end of 1998 I think I a found a lead.
National Archives of USA, Washington, Microfilm Publications. Film contain passenger lists for District of The city of New York. Port of New York.
Hans Pedersen was pass. no 497 on no. 6 steerage.
This is as far as I have got, I have not found him in USA.
What did they do when they got ashore, was it a passport control, that I can check?
Here you see a couple of wrong death certificates I ordered:
Lost in the San Francisco earthquake?
Tande, Rønnaug Beate Surname: Tande First name: Rønnaug Beate Born: 18.09.1862 Born at: Lillehammer, Hedemark Died: 1906 D. place: San Francisco, Usa Father Name: Tande, Johan Born: 11.08.1833 Died: 02.10.1872 Mother Name: Hovelsdatter, Dorte Tande Born: 14.06.1831 Died: 08.06.1922 According to Torkell Tande: She died in San Francisco earthquake 1905-6 i San Francisco, after that we have found no trace of her. Her son also emigrated to Usa: Tande, Ole Name: Ole Tande Born: 1882? Died place: Townsend U S A Torkell Tande told me: After Ole concluded his business school. He went into the assurance business in Norway and was fooled by his partner. He met a man from Voss, Mr. Eielsen and they emigrated to America, to his mother. If they made contact I do not know. He was sheep farmer in Montana. Send me a mail if you recognize any of this.
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