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Wilson / Gjesdal / Velteson
Posted by: P Macmillan (ID *****0650) Date: September 21, 2012 at 03:15:27
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I am searching for the descendants of this family who changed their name to Wilson when emigrating to the ?States

Below are the brothers of my g father, Harald August Vetleson Gjesdal (Wilson) who emigrated to South Africa

1. William (Vilhelm) Velteson (Velleson) Gjesdal - b: 16 Mar 1871 Fjaere, Aust-Adger - no children?

2. Gustaf Vetleson Gjesdal (or Gustav)
aka: Gustav Wilson
b: 12 Apr 1872 Håbestad
bap: 12 May 1872 Fjære kyrkje
d: 13 Oct 1942, San Francisco
m: circa 1908 to Marie ?
Probable children:
1. Gladys/Gadys - b: 1912
2. William - b: 1913
3. Robert - b: 1915
4. Edward - b: 1921
5. June - b: 1927

3. Theodor Vetleson Gjesdal
aka: Theo Wilson
b: 22 May 1873 Håbestad
bap: 15 Jun 1873 Fjære kyrkje
d: before 1930 USA
m: 9 Jan 1909 Salt Lake City to Rose S Schiebel
b: ? Massachusetts
Sons:
1. William W - b: 1911 Utah, S Dakota or Illinois
2. George R – b: 1913 Utah or S Dakota
(Conflicting places on various census records)

Please contact me if you are part of this family or knows anything that can help to trace them


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