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    1. Re: [NOR-OBIT] NORWEGIAN-OBITUARIES Digest, Vol 3, Issue 1
    2. 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 >

    08/24/2010 08:23:52
    1. Re: [NOR-OBIT] Brita/Berta
    2. Margit Bakke
    3. 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 >

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