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Get to know Reinert Lie

Get to know Reinert Lie

This is Reinert Lie from Stavanger, Norway, born 1894 in Flekkefjord. In 1970 he took the drastic decision to bicycle from Stavanger, Norway to Morocco in search of his brothers grave! (approx. 4400km) His brother, Josef Tommy Lie (aka Joseph Lee), emigrated to the US in 1923 with his wife Johanne Marie, and son John. …

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Savnet: Gustav Olsen b.1899

Savnet: Gustav Olsen b.1899

Gustav Peder Olaus Olsen f. 26.06.1899 i Kristiansand, vokste opp på barnehjemmet Waisenhuset i Kristiansand. Han seilte til sjøs i 1914, og døde angivelig ved drukning in 1917/1918 i Middelhavet. Det står oppført i dødsprotokoll i kirkebok 1919 for Kristiansand s.375, at han “formodentlig druknet 06.11.1918 under seilas mellom Marseille og Livorno ombord på skipet D/S EINAR”. I Fedrelandsvennen …

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WANTED: Relatives in USA of Agnes Moen b.1900 in Norway

WANTED: Relatives in USA of Agnes Moen b.1900 in Norway

Developments June 2018: Got in touch with Robert G Olsens niese Andrea. Alice Moen still living! Updates to come. (Link to Pedigree) Wish to get in touch with surviving family after Agnes & Kristoffer Moen. They emigrated from Norway in 1924, and settled in Brooklyn, Kings, New York. They had children: Alice M Moen,  b 10 …

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Missing: Karl Mathiasen Brustuen b.1907

Missing: Karl Mathiasen Brustuen b.1907

Seeking information about Karl Mathiasen Brustuen b.25.10.1907, which emigrated to Canada in 1927. The trip cost him NOK 594,-! Some genealogy websites report him dead in Alberta Canada in 1964, but this remains to be verified! Family information regard him as “disappeared”. Update: Found a possible match in Calgary: Garden of Peace Cemetery : Mathiasen, …

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Wanted: Seeking contact with Hanson relatives in the US

Wanted: Seeking contact with Hanson relatives in the US

Seeking contact with Hanson family in the US, descendants after Louis E. Hanson b.1898 and Mathea Brustuen b.1891.  Louis Hanson aka Lewis Hanson in 1930 Census. (Link to pedigree) Mathea Matiasdatter Brustuen aka Mathea Simonsen emigrated from Norway in 1911. She came via Canada with ship “Megantic”, and US border crossing in Vermont.  Her brother …

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Etterlysning: Anna Johansen, f.1879

Etterlysning: Anna Johansen, f.1879

Karl Johan Johansen, f. 22.07.1876 Ønsø Østfold (Fredrikstad), konfirmert i Sem/Slagen 19.04.1891, død i Brooklyn New York 01.03.1907, bare 30 år gammel. (Lenke til slektstre). Far til Karl Johan var fergemann Johan August Karlsen f.1845 i Dahls Edh i Sverige. Mor var Johanne Hansd. f.1845. Søsken til Karl var Hilda Marie Haugan f.1879, Johanne  Østensen f.1888, …

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Wanted: John Otto Andersen b.1914 d.1994?

Wanted: John Otto Andersen b.1914 d.1994?

John Otto Andersen was born in Tønsberg Norway 12.03.1914. His parents was Anders Andersen b.1884, and Johanne Karlsen b.1888. Siblings was Astrid Johanne and Arne. (Link to pedigree) John appeared on a search Ancestry.com, and it seems a match:  Name: John Otto Andersen Birth Date: 12 Mar 1914 Date of Registration: Dec 1994 Age at Death: …

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Wanted: John Lee (Lie) b.1919 Norway

Wanted: John Lee (Lie) b.1919 Norway

2018: New updates!  It is confirmed by US National Archives, that John Lee was Killed in Action in North Africa in 1943. He was enlisted as regular army in 1938-41, and reinlisted in 1942. Left US for foreign service in August 1942, as private, Company K, 18th Infantry. He was killed by enemy in  El …

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Etterlysning: Hilda Marie Haugan f.1879

Etterlysning: Hilda Marie Haugan f.1879

Hilda Marie f. 1879 er datter til Johan August Karlsen f. 1845 og Johanne Hansdtr. f.1845 Vallø. Hilda var kjent med etternavnet Johansen etter faren, men også Karlsen. Hilda giftet seg i 1901 i Oslo med Nils Knudsen Haugan f. 1872 fra Rollag. De fikk minst 3 barn, Knut 1902, Jostein 1904, og Leif 1906. …

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Etterlysning: Anna Kaisa Karlsen, f.1839 d.1913

Etterlysning: Anna Kaisa Karlsen, f.1839 d.1913

Anna Caisa Carlson f.1839 i Dahls Edh i Sverige.  Anna Kaisa Karlsen bodde på Storevar i Stokke og var folketelt både 1900 og 1910.   Ved folketelling 1910 står det at hun er understøttet av datteren. Hun døde 11.10.1913 i Stokke, og der står det hun var gårdbrukerenke. Hun var gift med Ole Johnsen Gihle b.1807 …

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