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    1. Re: [NOR-OBIT] Brita/Berta
    2. Margit Bakke
    3. Source information: Hordaland county, Kvam, Parish register (official) nr. A 9 (1864-1879), Birth and baptism records 1864, page 12. Permanent pagelink: http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=7024&idx_id=7024&uid=ny&idx_side=-12 Permanent imagelink: http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:NBN:no-a1450-kb20061229660398.jpg #4 from the top on the left page I believe is her?? Margit in Minnesota http://norwaytoamerica.blogspot.com "If you have questions, just ask!" On Aug 24, 2010, at 1:45 PM, Margit Bakke wrote: > Vikør is a parish under Kvam? > > Kvam is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. The parish of Vikør was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). Parts of Strandebarm were merged with Kvam on 1 January 1965. The municipality borders Voss to the north, Vaksdal, Samnanger and Fusa to the west, Granvin to the east and Hardangerfjorden to the south. > > Important settlements in the municipality include Norheimsund, Øystese, Ålvik, Tørvikbygd, Strandebarm and Mundheim. Norheimsund and Øystese are the largest settlements with 2,087 and 1,626 inhabitants respectively.[2] The largest lakes are Bjølsegrøvvatnet and Holmavatnet. In addition a portion of Hamlagrøvatnet is located in Kvam. > > > Margit in Minnesota > http://norwaytoamerica.blogspot.com > "If you have questions, just ask!" > > > > > On Aug 24, 2010, at 1:23 PM, Joyhart@aol.com wrote: > >> New York ship arrivals: >> http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7488& >> iid=NYM237_589-0656&fn=Bertha&ln=Sjursen&st=r&ssrc=&pid=42342117 >> >> Name: Bertha Sjursen >> Arrival Date: 30 May 1892 >> Birth Year: abt 1865 >> Age: 27 >> Gender: Female >> Ethnicity/Race- >> /Nationality: Norway >> Port of Departure: Chrsand [Christiansand] >> Port of Arrival: New York, New York >> Ship Name: Norge >> Last residence: Bergen >> Destination: Iowa >> [Looks like she's traveling with Gjori Pedersen, age 17, heading to iowa.] >> >> I looked for more info on her, but hard to find...where is "Kvansa?!" May >> be that's a typo? >> >> Vickie >> >> In a message dated 8/24/10 2:11:03 AM, >> norwegian-obituaries-request@rootsweb.com writes: >>> >>> Today's Topics: >>> >>> 1. Bertha Severson Rasmussen (1866-1943) (Colleen Ossman) >>> 2. Re: Bertha Severson Rasmussen (1866-1943) (Margit Bakke) >>> >>> >>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >>> >>> Message: 1 >>> Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 09:07:46 -0500 >>> From: Colleen Ossman <c.j.ossman@gmail.com> >>> Subject: [NOR-OBIT] Bertha Severson Rasmussen (1866-1943) >>> To: NORWEGIAN-OBITUARIES@rootsweb.com >>> Message-ID: >>> <AANLkTinBtrY3xSFmrA+q94r=wwn=voco5352EOr35inp@mail.gmail.com> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 >>> >>> Bertha Severson Rasmussen was my foster grandmother, having raised my >>> mother, Anna Olava Hia Buckels. I have been unable to find any family >>> history on her. Severson could be Sivertsen(on) in Norway but searches >>> have >>> come up with nothing. Any help will be appreciated. >>> >>> I have an album full of pictures, some tin types, but without names. I >>> would love to find her descendents with whom to share these pictures. >>> >>> >>> >>> Obituary: >>> >>> Bertha Jergina Severson was born in Kvansa, Hardanger, Norway on November >>> 15, 1866, and passed away at her home in Story City, September 10, 1943, >>> at >>> the age of 76 years, 9 months, and 26 days. She came to America in 1893, >>> to >>> Grinnell, Iowa, where she lived until her marriage. In 1899 she was united >>> in marriage to Andrew O Rasmussen, coming to Hamilton county and being >>> married in the Elim Lutheran church by Rev. O. S. Heidahl. Mrs. Rasmussen >>> has lived in and around Randall since her marriage, with the exception of >>> eight years that she has lived in Story City. Besides her husband she is >>> survived by two foster daughters, Anna (Mrs. J. Torvestad) of Gaston, >>> Ore., >>> and Olava (Mrs. Lloyd Buckels) of Jewell. Her parents, two brothers and >>> one >>> sister preceded her in death, besides two grandchildren, Pearl Cathryn >>> Torvestad and Janett Joan Buckels. Mrs. Rasmussen was a kind, loving >>> companion and mother, taking into her home two children who were >>> motherless, >>> and fulfilled the place of Mother and Home. Her home was always open to >>> everyone and especially to the "homeless". Her friendly greeting and nice >>> smile will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. She was a devoted >>> Christian woman, believing deeply in prayer, her prayer mainly for the >>> salvation of souls. >>> >>> Mrs. Rasmussen was a member of the Elim Lutheran Church of Randall for >>> forty >>> years, and since living in Story City she transferred her membership to >>> Bethel Lutheran church, and being an active member of her church, taking >>> part wherever and whenever she could. >>> >>> Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, at 1:30 at the residence and >>> at >>> 2 o'clock in the Bethel church. The Revs. A. J. Bringle, G. O. Paulsrud >>> and >>> J. O. Gisselquist spoke, and a duet was sung by Orville Olson and Mrs. >>> Bertle Stensland and also a solo by Rev. G. O. Paulsrud. >>> >>> The pall bearers were: John Okland, John Hougen, A. J. Henryson, John >>> Severaid, J. T. Heggen and Orville Anderson. Interment was made in the Mt >>> Olive cemetery in Randall. >>> >>> Among those from a distance at the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Orville >>> Pederson and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Paron Pederson and Anna Pederson of >>> Grinnell; J. J. Finley and Cathryn and Mrs. Vern Connan of Marshalltown; >>> Mrs. Ludvig Nelson and Leonard and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Peterson of >>> Ellsworth; >>> Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Buckels, Mr. and Mrs. Claude O'Connor, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. >>> Hassebrock, Mrs. P. M. Peterson and Glenn, Mrs. Dean Peterson and Mr. and >>> Mrs. Halvor Iverson, all of Jewell; Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Satre and Sonja, >>> Mrs. Homer Brinton, Mrs. M. A. Hill, Mrs. G. O. Fardal, Mrs. Bloyd Iverson >>> and Mrs. I. B. Iverson all of Stanhope; and many from their old home >>> community near Randall >>> -- >>> Colleen >>> >>> "The black sheep keeps the best info on the family" Author Unknown >>> >>> P.S. Save the earth. It's the only planet with chocolate. >>> >>> NOVEMBER is coming!!!!!! >>> >>> >>> ------------------------------ >>> >>> Message: 2 >>> Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 11:29:54 -0500 >>> From: Margit Bakke <margit@eot.com> >>> Subject: Re: [NOR-OBIT] Bertha Severson Rasmussen (1866-1943) >>> To: norwegian-obituaries@rootsweb.com >>> Message-ID: <32CBE540-51C4-41D8-922D-AAB7D84D70CC@eot.com> >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii >>> >>> Groom's Name: Andreas Olai Rasmussan >>> Groom's Birth Date: >>> Groom's Birthplace: Norway >>> Groom's Age: >>> Bride's Name: Bertha Jorgina Siverson >>> Bride's Birth Date: 1865 >>> Bride's Birthplace: Norway >>> Bride's Age: 34 >>> Marriage Date: 08 Apr 1899 >>> Marriage Place: Randall, Hamilton, Iowa >>> Groom's Father's Name: Rasmus Rasmussan >>> Groom's Mother's Name: Eli Anderson >>> Bride's Father's Name: Sjur Siverson >>> Bride's Mother's Name: Jennie Amundson >>> Groom's Race: >>> Groom's Marital Status: >>> Groom's Previous Wife's Name: >>> Bride's Race: >>> Bride's Marital Status: >>> Bride's Previous Husband's Name: >>> Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58813-1 >>> System Origin: Iowa-VR >>> Source Film Number: 1404699 >>> Reference Number: 2:3C11W9L >>> Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992 >>> >>> >>> >>> Margit in Minnesota >>> http://norwaytoamerica.blogspot.com >>> "If you have questions, just ask!" >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> On Aug 23, 2010, at 9:07 AM, Colleen Ossman wrote: >>> >>>> Bertha Severson Rasmussen was my foster grandmother, having raised my >>>> mother, Anna Olava Hia Buckels. I have been unable to find any family >>>> history on her. Severson could be Sivertsen(on) in Norway but searches >>> have >>>> come up with nothing. Any help will be appreciated. >>>> >>>> I have an album full of pictures, some tin types, but without names. I >>>> would love to find her descendents with whom to share these pictures. >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> Obituary: >>>> >>>> Bertha Jergina Severson was born in Kvansa, Hardanger, Norway on >>> November >>>> 15, 1866, and passed away at her home in Story City, September 10, 1943, >>> at >>>> the age of 76 years, 9 months, and 26 days. She came to America in 1893, >>> to >>>> Grinnell, Iowa, where she lived until her marriage. In 1899 she was >>> united >>>> in marriage to Andrew O Rasmussen, coming to Hamilton county and being >>>> married in the Elim Lutheran church by Rev. O. S. Heidahl. Mrs. >>> Rasmussen >>>> has lived in and around Randall since her marriage, with the exception >>> of >>>> eight years that she has lived in Story City. Besides her husband she is >>>> survived by two foster daughters, Anna (Mrs. J. Torvestad) of Gaston, >>> Ore., >>>> and Olava (Mrs. Lloyd Buckels) of Jewell. Her parents, two brothers and >>> one >>>> sister preceded her in death, besides two grandchildren, Pearl Cathryn >>>> Torvestad and Janett Joan Buckels. Mrs. Rasmussen was a kind, loving >>>> companion and mother, taking into her home two children who were >>> motherless, >>>> and fulfilled the place of Mother and Home. Her home was always open to >>>> everyone and especially to the "homeless". Her friendly greeting and >>> nice >>>> smile will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. She was a >>> devoted >>>> Christian woman, believing deeply in prayer, her prayer mainly for the >>>> salvation of souls. >>>> >>>> Mrs. Rasmussen was a member of the Elim Lutheran Church of Randall for >>> forty >>>> years, and since living in Story City she transferred her membership to >>>> Bethel Lutheran church, and being an active member of her church, taking >>>> part wherever and whenever she could. >>>> >>>> Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, at 1:30 at the residence >>> and at >>>> 2 o'clock in the Bethel church. The Revs. A. J. Bringle, G. O. Paulsrud >>> and >>>> J. O. Gisselquist spoke, and a duet was sung by Orville Olson and Mrs. >>>> Bertle Stensland and also a solo by Rev. G. O. Paulsrud. >>>> >>>> The pall bearers were: John Okland, John Hougen, A. J. Henryson, John >>>> Severaid, J. T. Heggen and Orville Anderson. Interment was made in the >>> Mt >>>> Olive cemetery in Randall. >>>> >>>> Among those from a distance at the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Orville >>>> Pederson and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Paron Pederson and Anna Pederson of >>>> Grinnell; J. J. Finley and Cathryn and Mrs. Vern Connan of Marshalltown; >>>> Mrs. Ludvig Nelson and Leonard and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Peterson of >>> Ellsworth; >>>> Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Buckels, Mr. and Mrs. Claude O'Connor, Mr. and Mrs. >>> Geo. >>>> Hassebrock, Mrs. P. M. Peterson and Glenn, Mrs. Dean Peterson and Mr. >>> and >>>> Mrs. Halvor Iverson, all of Jewell; Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Satre and Sonja, >>>> Mrs. Homer Brinton, Mrs. M. A. Hill, Mrs. G. O. Fardal, Mrs. Bloyd >>> Iverson >>>> and Mrs. I. B. Iverson all of Stanhope; and many from their old home >>>> community near Randall >>>> -- >>>> Colleen >>> >> >> ------------------------------- >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to NORWEGIAN-OBITUARIES-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message >> > > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to NORWEGIAN-OBITUARIES-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message >

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