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Passenger

Name:Arne Mortensen Bever 
Age:20 
Remarks:Dep. 05 jul 1867. Sandsvær, Bever - Winona Minesota 
Passenger on:S/S Argo (1) 1867, from Christiania - Christiansand to Hull  
Source:Christiania Politikammer Emigrant protokoll 2 - Transcribed by Trond Austheim - 2008 
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Additional Information:

Submitted by Kåre Torgersen, 01. februari 2009
There are no farm named Bever/Bæver in Sandsvær (Todays Kongsberg municipality).
Bever still exist about one US mile north of Kongsberg town in Bevergrenda country side.

Submitted by Kåre Torgersen, 13. februari 2009
Arne was actually born Anund Mortensen Bever, born March 8. christened July 10. 1847 in Kongsberg church born to Morten Olsen Hugsted and Aleth Karine Olsdatter (they married july 6. 1833 in Kongsberg church, couple nr 20, from  Aas, likely Aas in Sandsvær).

Anunds confirmation record Oct. 12. 1862, nr 22, show him as Anund Mortensen Bæver, parents Morten Olsen Bæver and Alet Karine Olsdr.

Anund emigrated from Kongsberg July 1867 as Anund Mortensen Bæver, right page nr 59: Arkivverket 

Confusing why he is recorded from Sandsvær on SS Argo.

Sources: Scanned church books and 1865 census for Kongsberg as Anun  Bæver, 3 siblings.

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