OLE MICHELSEN KASTDALEN

Utreist med/ Emigrated on:

Utreist til/ Emigrated to: Pine Lake settlement in Wisconsin - 1847.


Ole Michelsen Kastdalen under Østre Sem: He was born 1798 on . Haugerød øvre and baptized October 14th in Gjerpen church. His father was Michel Sigurdsen Haugerød. He first married December 28, 1826, Anne Johnsdatter Kastdal, who died July 7, 1841 after a "dangerous childbirth". Kastdalen.

They had the children:

a. Maren Andrea, born April 2, 1827 under Semb.
b. Johanne, born July 23, 1830 on Kastdal under Øvre Semb. Married October 25, 1849 Kristian Olsen, who had emigrated 1844. Gerhard Naeseth writes in his 2nd Volume of "Norwegian Emigrants to the United States" :
Christian Olsen [C Olsen, 23], b in Telemark?, 1821. Immigrated to the Pine Lake settlement, Waukesha Co., WI. Married, January 1, 1547, Christina Sodgren, b 1810, d October 15, 1847. Christian married, 11, October 25, 1849, Johanne Olsdatter Kastdal, daughter of Ole Michaelsen Kastdal and Kirsten Hansdatter, b in Gjerpen, 'I'e, 1830? Children: Johan Andreas, b August 15, 1850; Anne Marie, b February 10, 1853; Martine Sophie, b July 18, 1855; Carl Otto, b April 11, 1857; Mine Elise, b May 21, 1859; Emma Olga, b October 26, 1861. - Gjerpen, Te. Norway.
c. Anne Kirstine, born January 6, 1835 on Kastdal under Øvre Semb
d. Michel, born November 7, 1837 on Kastdal under Øvre Semb.

He then married Kirsten Hansdatter, who was born ca 1800 and died November 9, 1847.

Census 1835:

Kastdalen, Matr. no. 142
Part of Øvre Semb.
Ole Michelsen, married, owner, age 36.
Anne Johnsdatter, wife, age 30.
Maren Andrea, age 8 1/2.
Johanne, age 5.
Anne Kirstine, 1.
Marith Thomasdatter, widow, age 58.

and census 1845:

Kastdalen
Ole Mikkelsen, owner, married, age 46.
Kirsten Hansdatter, married, age 45.
Johanne, age 15.
Anne Kirstine, age 11.
Mikkel, age 8.
Mari Thomasdatter, Mother-in-law, widow, age 69.

 


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