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Emigrants to South Africa - 14-07-1882

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Re: Emigrants to South Africa - 14-07-1882

Posted: 1351107635000
Classification: Immigration
Surnames: Igesund; Hojem; Christofferson
Hi Christa,

The 1882 commemorative book can be viewed at ... I have an original copy and will look at home for references to Igesund ... this off my work computer.

Also see and go to A Norwegian settler family's story. By SOLVEIG BANG. The Igesund family was in the third wave as described by Solveig.

A third source is
and this shows the Igesund family was allocated Lot 3. There is a sublink on this page which is

I visited Marburg in late March this year and took a photograph of every gravestone in the cemetery. I will see if I can find any Igesund graves amongst them ... still to sort through all the photos taken ... about 10,000 in total.

You can contact me directly at whojem @

Best regards


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