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Name:Knud Thorssen 
Passenger on:Schooner Ebenezer 1849, from Stavanger Apr. 26 to New York June 18 
Source:arr. no 733 - Transcribed by Wendy Zander and B°rge Solem 
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Submitted by Nathaniel Meyer, 09. april 2014
Knud Thorsen from Haaversteen farm, Rennes°y traveling with his mother Kirsti Jacobsdtr. from Haaversteen farm, Rennes°y Knud Thorsen was born April 29, 1817 probably at Hoversteen / Haaversteen farm on Rennes°y Island, Rogaland, Norway to parents Thore Knudsen and Kjesti / Kirsti Jacobsdatter. Christened May 2 at Housken parish. Emigrated with his mother. For some reason became Knudt Thompson upon arrival in America and in fact named his son Thomas rather than Thore. Settled near Roland, Story County, Iowa. Died March 21, 1900 and is buried in Roland Cemetery. Was survived by two sons and a stepdaughter.

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