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Posted - 11/04/2020 :  19:19:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The family of Johan Peterson left Norway in 1875 for Red Wing, Minnesota. Johan Peterson, wife Pernille and children Petter and Agnethe, Antonette and Helen?

Edited by - lyndal40 on 11/04/2020 19:35:37
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Posted - 11/04/2020 :  19:43:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Not quite sure about the two youngest children in the emigration list. In the 1880 Census he is using the name John Peterson and only two chidren born in Norway listed are the two oldest,, Petter and Agnethe.

John Peterson
in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Name: John Peterson
Age: 44
Birth Date: Abt 1836
Birthplace: Norway
Home in 1880: Roscoe, Goodhue, Minnesota , USA
Dwelling Number: 6
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Nellie Peterson
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
John Peterson 44
Nellie Peterson 36
Peter Peterson 17
Agnes Peterson 13
Andrew Peterson 4
Olaf Peterson 2
Josephine Peterson 3/12

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Posted - 12/04/2020 :  02:47:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The wife of Johan Pedersen Finstuen was Penille Hansdatter. She was born July 24, 1843. Parents are Hans Xstiansen and Agnethe Andersdatter Gjerdahlen. A little hard to read the last name of Agnethe could be Arnesdatter"

Number 144


Number 26

Perhaps these are the parents in the 1865 Census

Edited by - lyndal40 on 12/04/2020 03:38:42
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