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Odin Johnson from Norway who immigrated to Chicago.

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Odin Johnson from Norway who immigrated to Chicago.

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I am looking for information on my great great uncle Odin Gunnerus Peder Johnsen from the city of Narvik, Nordland in Norway who immigrated to Chicago, Illinois. He was born in Hakvik, which is in the municipality of Narvik, Nordland, Norway. His birthdate was 15. april 1894. My great great uncle Odin Johnsen was working as chief engineer on a gravel ship which unfortunately sank in Lake Michigan, Jul 1936. Unfortunately he drowned. He happened to be sleeping in the bottom of the ship when it happened. He was married, but he had no descendants.

His siblings names were:

Kristine Ebvarda Johnsen born 1. August 1896 in Hakvik.
Ragnhild Marie Johnsen born 25. March 1899 in Hakvik.
Klara Lovise Johnsen born 31. July 1901 in Hakvik.
Petra Antonette Julie Johnsen born 5. January 1893 in Hakvik.

His mothers name was Rebekka Margrete Jakobsen (Jakobsdatter) born17. juli 1863 in Hakvik.

His fathers name was John Martin Olsen born 19. February 1847 in the city of Trondheim, Noway.

I am attatching:

One photo of his father John Martin Olsen.
One photo of his mother Rebekka Margrete Jakobsen with Odins sisters. (Odin was not in the picture.)
Also a link to an article written about the ship that sank.

http://www3.gendisasters.com/illinois/20590/chicago-il-grave...

I am greatful for any help! :-)

Sincerely Anniken
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