Ole Larson's Folks

In part I, we summarized the birth records of Inar Amundson’s parents, Ole Amundsen and Petronille Rasmusdatter. In addition to their records, and Inar’s, I have found some of his grandparents and great-grandparents:

Inar's pedigree

Inar's pedigree

In narrative form, Ole Amundsen’s parents:

Amund Olsen age 25, Thore Evensdatter, age 32; m. 29 Dec 1845, Grue, Hedmark, Norway
Residence: Strømsnaes (groom), Bakken ___ Ron___? (bride)

Amund Olsen, b. 02 Jun 1820, Sola, Grue, Hedmark, Norway,
christened 18 Jun 1820, Grue, Hedmark, Norway
Father: Ole Amundsen, Mother: Pernille Olsdatter

No luck yet on birth of Thore

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Amund Olsen’s parents:

Ole Amundsen, age 26, res. Sola; Pernille Pedersdatter (not Olsdatter), age 28, res. Evensrud
m. 18 Nov 1819, Grue, Hedmark, Norway

Ole Amundsen, b ? Sola, Grue, Hedmark, Norway
chr. 1 Jan 1794, Grue, Hedmark, Norway
Father: Amund Gundersen; Mother: Kari Olsdatter

Pernille Pedersdatter, b. ? Oppie?, Grue, Hedmark, Norway
chr. 24 Jul 1791, Grue, Hedmark, Norway
Father: Per Persen; Mother: Berte Olsdatter

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Petronelle Rasmusdatter’s parents:

Rasmus Pedersen, age 22, Marthe Olsdatter, age 23, m. 01 Nov. 1829, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
Residence (both) Skjaastad. Groom’s father:
Peder Olsen; bride’s father: Ole Haagensen

Rasmus Pedersen, b. 14 Feb. 1808, Justad Eie, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
chr. 21 Feb. 1808, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
Father: Peder Olssen; mother: Ane Xtophersdr. (Christophersdatter?)

Marte Olsdatter, b. 2 Jan 1806, Sylling, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
chr. 12 Jan 1806, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
Father (Unwed): Ole Haagensen, soldier at no. 6 company at Fridhald (Fredrikshald i.e.Halden)
Mother: Eli Nilsdatter Sylling. It was his 1st and her 3rd (illeg. Child).

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Rasmus Pedersen’s parents:

Peder Olsen, cavalry soldier (“Dragon“=“dragoon”), Anne Christophersdatter, m. 28 Feb 1790, Lier, Buskerud, Norway. Residence: Justad. No further info in churchbook record

The churchbooks go back another 100 years or more, but I will leave the Amundsons here for a while. Next: New immigration info for the Slettens and the Moens.

Pictures of poverty
New immigration info, Sletten and Moen