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I have info on family members in Stavanger back to 1750

I have info on family members in Stavanger back to 1750

Posted: 950704169000
Edited: 1044978667000
Anyone who is looking for info on family from Stavanger, Norway, please feel free to contact me. I have a family tree which dates back to 1750 with most of the people residing in Stavanger and other towns in Rogaland county.

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Karen Bloom (View posts)
Posted: 950953132000
Looking for information on Ellinor Henriksen
from Stavanger, Norway. She was born on
May 15, 1905. She has sisters, Astrid and
Berta, a brother Bjarne (deceased), and other
siblings whose names are unknwon to me. She
married Malvin Christensen from Bergen, Norway.
They migrated to the U.S. in the late 20's, I
believe. My father, Thor, was an only child
and was born on May 10, 1931. He died on
February 3, 1971.
We are trying to get information on the remaining
family members in Norway. We would be grateful
for any info!

Stavanger relatives

Posted: 951077200000
Edited: 1044978667000
I'm sorry, but all my records are prior to 1900, and do not include any Henriksen's. You probably already know this, but Ellinor's maiden name would have been her father's first name with a "dotter" added to it. Henriksen was probably her married name. The parish records are a really valuable resource for marriage dates/names and baptism dates/names. My relatives all list Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway; Rogaland being the county. They also list "Cathedral" and St. Peter's, which I assume to be the parish or church where they were baptized.
Wish I could be more help to you - Good Luck! Maren (e-mail

stavanger relatives

Posted: 951170452000
Edited: 993514666000
Looking for information on Tysver in Tysver, Norway. They also mentioned a "Forland" Tysver about 20 miles from Haugesund. Not sure if that is a place or not. They were in the area from the early 1800's until 1860's. A few names are Johannes and Ingerborg Sondenaa. Ole, Inger, Lars and Martha Tysver. Any information on this family is greatly appreciated. I didn't think it would be possible to find any information from so long ago.

Stavanger relatives

Posted: 951214917000
Edited: 1044978667000
Sorry, but I don't have any info on any of your relatives. Maren

Mortenson from Stavanger, Norway

Kim (View posts)
Posted: 951553030000
I am looking for information on my great grandmother. Her name was Caroline (Olsen) Mortenson, she was born in Stavanger Norway. She was married to Anton Mortenson who was born in Oslo, Norway. I don't know their date of birth's. I do know that they had at least one child Alice. Any information would be helpful! Thank you. Or you could email me at

Caroline Olsen

Anne Savitt (View posts)
Posted: 953049975000
Where did Caroline live? Approximately when would she have come to US?

Reply to Maren on Stavanger families

Cathy (View posts)
Posted: 956394558000
My great grandfather came to America from Stavanger in the late 1800's or early 1900's. His name was John G. Thompson and his sister was Christina Thompson. Any info that you have would be wonderful.

Stavanger Thompsons

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Edited: 1044978667000
Sorry Cathy, but there are no Thompsons in my family tree. Good luck to you. Maren

G-father from Rogaland

Posted: 966900576000
Edited: 995266085000
Martin Osmundsun Bjelland;1895;Naerstrand
parents: Osmund Andreasen Vik, Ane Karine
Martha,Anne Margarete,Oscar,Borge.
I have a 2nd cousin still in Orre:Aunlagg
Pollestad,believed to be on Bjelland farm.
Any info greatly appreciated!
Mange Takk - Karen -
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