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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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Wanted: Karl Mathiasen Brustuen b.1907

Wanted: 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. 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 Karl emigrated later …

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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. 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, Karl Johan var …

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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. 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: 80 Registration district: …

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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 …

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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 var født i Dahls Edh i Sverige 1839.  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 …

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Wanted: Eleanor Ann Richards, 1922

Wanted: Eleanor Ann Richards, 1922

This is a “Genealogy Most Wanted” notification to anyone that have information concerning Eleanor, as she may be a close relative. It looks like she was born in Montana 1922, and lived in Pontiac Michigan most of her life, and it looks like she died in 2006. The Census 1940 suggest address Highland Township, Oakland, …

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