Family Histories and Genealogies

Title

Family Histories and Genealogies

Identifier

Formerly P539

Description

Manuscript, typescript, and printed accounts of Norwegian-American families.

Collection Items

Includes: Family history titled Mine Minner by Jenny Lindland, 1985 Bunad histories and depictions collected by Rose Tofteland Johnson, including paper dolls General clippings regarding the Vikings Extensive writings, mainly poetry (notebooks,…

Family history of the decendants of Johan Olaf Sandberg and Tolline Thronsdatter Vestre Midsem.Caroline immigrated in 1884 and worked as a domestic in St. Paul. She married Christian Andersen Kjos in 1889, McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota. Caroline…

Norman T. Olness boyhood memories. The following topics are covered/page reference: Early accounts as told by grandparents (23) Buffalo (24) Diphtheria (25,37) Cheating/swindling in real estate, livestock (24) E.A. Hjelle (25) Indians/Native…

The Song of Ole P. Gaukerud circa 1928, translation by Prof. Clarence Clausen, 1973. Twenty-three part saga of Gaukerud’s life (parts 11-18 missing). Born in Torpen, Nordland, Norway, he emigrated in 1875 and first settled in Zumbrota, Minnesota, and…

"The Pederson Family Association. Our Family Newsletter," Fall 2012, 2013, 2014. Descendants of Ole and Inger Pederson of Biri, Norway. The 2014 issue includes: Anton Flatten, "The Life Story of Anton P. Flatten," 1948.

Born in Independence, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, to Hellick Knudtson and Gunda Gunderson. Ellen married Wilhelm Berhart Howard and had 3 children. Topics include: "My Trip to Little Norway" (Blue Mounds, Wisconsin), pgs. i-iv; immigrating in 1843 from…

The "Aasen Genealogy" is dedicated to the memory of John O. Aasen, 1872-1953. Includes: Family pedigree and family notes/missives transcribed Letter from Lars O. Aasen written in Newburgh, Trail County, Dakota Territory, 1879 November 28 In this…

Photocopies of Nicolai Pedersen Skavland family photograph, circa 1910 from Bagder, Roseau County, Minnesota. Research notes are included in file.

Photographs taken of a grave site in Mountain Grove, Missouri, circa 1960 with photocopied obituaries.

Includes a letter dated 28 August 1903 from Alfred Jensen to Therese Knudsen (fictionalized by donor in a story titled, "A Letter from Alfred.")Jensen, born in Horten, Norway on 1 August 1874, writes of his holiday travels on the S.S. Queen City from…
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