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Re: Peterson to Wester surname change
Posted by: P Hopkins (ID *****4153) Date: April 23, 2012 at 07:36:11
In Reply to: Re: Peterson to Wester surname change by P Hopkins of 17700

The mother and 5 children left Norway from Oslo/Kristiania on or about 20 April 1906.
http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=1&filnamn=EMIOSLO&gardpostnr=180260&sokefelt=skjul

That record indicates that Martine's "maiden name" was either Olsen or Olsdatter and that the family had resided in Porsgrunn, Telemark before they emigrated stating their intention to go to Wisconsin.

Father Harald appears to have sailed from that port a year earlier. No indication of Pedersen/Peterson name.
http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=1&filnamn=EMIOSLO&gardpostnr=176629&sokefelt=skjul

He states intention to go to New York so perhaps the passenger manifest of arrival at that port will give you additional information.


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