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    1. Re: [NOR-OBIT] NORWEGIAN-OBITUARIES Digest, Vol 3, Issue 1
    2. Margit Bakke
    3. Hi Vickie, I looked at that also and checked out some churchbooks, but found nothing yet. Emigranter fra Bergen 1874-1930 Harbour No. Year Month Day Given name Father's name Last name Sex Position Occupation Year of birth Age Birth place Residence Remarks 30936 Bergen 1456 1892 Mai 7 Brita Sjursdatter Kvamsø f ug Grdmdsdtr 1864 28 Vikør Vikør 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 >

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