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Offline brigidmac

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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #27 on: Friday 02 February 18 15:48 GMT (UK) »
Regarding the place name I read it as Harbrook too

I've only heard of Harvik


I wonder if any place names changed when the Norwegian language s merged ....?

I studied in Norway in 1901 and there were 2 official languages Bokmal which was closer to Danish and Nynorsk which was more rural ....there wasn't much difference between them i thought of it like British and  American English but every spell change was contested  because  it was a big  identity issue




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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #28 on: Friday 02 February 18 16:03 GMT (UK) »
The funny thing is that I have looked for this place in Telemark but have not been successful.


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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #29 on: Friday 02 February 18 17:07 GMT (UK) »
I studied in Norway in 1901 .....................

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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #30 on: Sunday 04 February 18 11:02 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I have found Anders' passenger record to Grafton North Dakota from Oslo. He left on 12 July 1889 on the SS Angelo.
https://digitalarkivet.no/view/8/pe00000000022617

The thing is though I cannot find his arrival either in Canada or USA.
This page shows the SS Angelo's corresponding ships leaving either Liverpool or Glasgow to Canada and USA:
http://www.norwayheritage.com/t_corresp.asp?id=2507

Perhaps you may have better luck. Ancestry might be useful I think.


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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #31 on: Monday 05 February 18 10:05 GMT (UK) »
When did borders change ?
You may find that the town you referenced is now in Denmark or Sweden
Worth searching border town's there .

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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #32 on: Monday 05 February 18 10:17 GMT (UK) »
Carol I studied linguistics and we had to choose a language not on school curriculum

So did I - mine was Swedish - but what surprised me was the date you gave.  I should have been clearer :)

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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #33 on: Thursday 08 February 18 22:42 GMT (UK) »
Jamcat - I wonder if he was using a different last name? I can't find a single thing for an Andreas, Anders, Andre Halvorson on Ancestry. I will get in touch with the library in Grafton, I wonder if they have any genealogical records? It's so odd that he just ceases to exist...

I also just found a record for Karen Halvorson, also going to Grafton, but in 1884. Might just be someone with the same name? https://digitalarkivet.no/en/view/8/pe00000000016966#

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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #34 on: Friday 09 February 18 08:36 GMT (UK) »
Hi
I'm sorry to say but this isn't her. Your Karen was born in 1835 so she would have been around 50 years old at this time.
She was also a witness to her grandchild's christening in 1887.


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Re: Help with town of birth
« Reply #35 on: Friday 09 February 18 11:27 GMT (UK) »
Ha ha only just seen my mistake iam of course a time traveller who enters my great grandaughters world whe i can ..we dreAm about each other and get confused

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