KAREN MATHIASDATTER KOLKIND
Utreist med/ Emigrated on:
Utreist til/ Emigrated to: Merton township, Waukesha Co.,
Wisconsin - 1847.
Karen Mathiasdatter Kolkind: She was born ca
1804. She married Niels Michelsen, who was born on
Ø. Haugerød øvre, May 6, 1804. His father was Michel Sigurdsen.
They settled on
Kolkinmyr(4) under Follaug in Gjerpen and had 3 children.
a. Mathias, born January 6, 1837 on Kolkind u/Follaug.
b. Marianne, born Oct 5, 1839 on Kolkind u/Follaug.
c. Niels, born April 18, 1842 on Gulset.
In 1835 we find on Haugerød Østre:
østre. Matr. no. 164.
married., worker, age 31
married., age 30
and in 1845 on the farm Kolkind:
Kolkindmyr, place no 4
Karen Mathiasdatter, cottager's wife, widow, age 40.
Mathis Nielsen, son, age 9.
Marie Anne Nielsdatter, daughter, age 6.
Niels Nielsen, son, age 3.
She emigrated from
Gjerpen in May 1847 with her 3 younger children. She was known as Catharine
Nelson in Merton, Wisconsin.
2000 - Skien
Genealogical page - by Jan Christensen.