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Lokken Ancestry

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Lokken Ancestry

Patrticia Adams (View posts)
Posted: 920030400000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lokken, Locken
I am researching the Norwegian name of Lokken. I am trying to trace the family to even one link in Norway.

Christian C. Lokken
Kristian C. Locken
Spell the name more than one way.
He was born in Rengelu Gulbraosdahl, Norway on 6 August 1851.
He emigrated to American in 1883 with his small son Christen and his wife.
They located in Ottertail County, Minnesota - moving to Winger, Minnesota two years later.
His death certificate (July 27, 1937 - heart failure) says his wife's name was Onlina Lokken
The death certificate gave his mother's name as Carin Johnson and his father's name as Chrisitian C. Lokken.

Children: (Sometimes spelled Lokken and sometimes Locken)
Kristian (also spelled Christen)
Clara
Carl
Olaf
Ed
Peter

His wife, Kristian, and Clara died before he did in 1937. Carl married a Irene Hogenson (daughter of Thorsten and Ann Marie Hogenson of Winger, Minnesota) and later settled in Tioga, North Dakota. Olaf lived in White Earth, North Dakota. Peter live in White Earth and passed away in Minot, North Dakota. I believe Edward went to Alaska at some time.

I don't even know where to start looking. Do you know where I would look for anyone that might know something Rengelu? Any help that you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

Pat Adams
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Patrticia Adams 920030400000 
Terje Erik Garberg 920116800000 
Gary Hoffman 920548800000 
Terje Erik Garberg 920548800000 
James Lokken 964440000000 
Linda Schwartz 964440000000 
Freehelp 964440000000 
Joyce Samuelson 928411200000 
Connye LaCombe 937310400000 
dandbwahl 1365310787000 
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