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Name:Maren Olsdatter Korsmoe* 
Age:33 
Remarks:wife - Residence Brandvald - Destination Eau Claire. The name Karen corrected to Maren 
Passenger on:Bark Edda 1873, from Christiania Apr. 26 to Quebec June 4 
Source:Police emigrant protocol and passenger list - Transcribed by Sue Swiggum and Trond Austheim 
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Submitted by Kendall Mellem, 28. juli 2011
The name Karen should be corrected to Maren. The Olsdatter Korsmoe part is correct. She was the daughter of Ole Johansen Kopmoen and his wife, Olea Eriksdatter Skrigerud. Several of her siblings also emigrated, including brother Erik Olsen Mellem, who went to Decorah, Iowa. Source information: --Gravestones in Lutheran Church Cemetery, Eau Claire, WI. --http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=31&filnamn=EMIOSLO&gardpostnr=28563&personpostnr=28563#nedre Emigranter fra Oslo 1867-1930 gammel --1880 US Federal Census for Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Enum. Dist. No. 132, sheet 7 --Hedmark county, Brandval, Parish register (official) nr. 1 (1864-1879), Marriage records 1870, page 218, entry #7 http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:NBN:no-a1450-kb20070125320336.jpg (Note: This source gives her marriage to Peder. It incorrectly list her father as Ole Olsen Mellem. Other family records clearly show that her father was Ole Johansen Mellem, as does the 1 Oct 1854 record of her confirmation. This has also been confirmed by relatives in Norway.)

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