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My ggfather, Jørgen Mikkelsen, born 2 feb 1853 at Rørstad, Borgund,
Sula, Ålesund, Norway
He left 14.5.1890 Trondheim (879/1890) med "Beaver" to Minneapolis, USA.
He was goldmining and made his fortune. His wished his wife, Magdalene
and their two children to join her, but she would not and left for
Ålesund where she become the rest of her life.
Jørgen continue his mining. Later on John wrote to Magdalene and asked
her again to join him but still she would not leave for USA. Here do the
story end and the only we knew is that he left for North Dakota with his
Our question is to find the final of his life. He might have been
killed, married again or what ?