IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 12/31/2013



Selected
Norwegian Parish Records
and other notes ...

Compiled by Tove Dahl Johansen
tove.d.johansen@gmail.com


Ms. Johansen is retired from a library in Norway and is intensely interested in the migration from Norway to NE Iowa in the mid to late 1800’s. She has access to, and is utilizing Norwegian Parish records to share valuable information with Clayton co. researchers. Each of these people are buried in a Clayton co. cemetery - clicking on their name will open a photo of the gravestone in a new browser window.

ANDERSON, Erik - Probably Erik Andersen born 15th October 1828 in Skjeberg, Østfold county, Norway. Parents: Anders Olsen and Anna Maria Eriksdatter (Parish records for Skjeberg)
ANDERSON, Trond - Trond (Tron) was born 14th October 1830 in Jevnaker, Oppland county, Norway. Parents: Anders Torgersen and Goro Tronsdatter (Parish records for Jevnaker)
BILDEN, Engebret - Engebrect was born 6th May 1823 in Gran parish, Oppland county, Norway. Parents: Lars Engebrectsen and Kari Torgrimsdatter Bilden. (Parish records for Gran)
BILDEN, Torgrim L. - Torgrim Larsen was born 9th November 1826 in Gran parish, Oppland county, Norway. Parents: Lars Engebrectsen and Kari Torgrimsdatter Bilden. (Parish records for Gran)
BLOCKHUS, Sven - Sven (Svein) was born 30th November 1872 in Stord, Hordaland county, Norway. Parents: Ole Olsen and Mari Olsdatter. To America 1891. (Parish records for Stord)
BURAAS, Ulrik Hansen - Uldrich was born 19th September 1812 in Hurdal parish, Akershus county, Norway. Parents: Hans Uldrichsen Buuraas and Berte Nielsdatter. (Parish records for Hurdal)
DANIELSON, Gunil - Born 2nd May 1826 in Opdal (Uvdal), Rollag parish, Buskerud county, Norway. Parents: Daniel Knudsen and Guri Nielsdatter Hovde. (Parish records for Rollag)
GROTH, John H. / Johannes - Johannes Halstensen was born 18th December 1833 in Ål parish, Buskerud county, Norway. Parents: Halsten Assarsen and Ragnild Kittilsdatter Grødt. (Parish records for Ål)
GROTH, Kittel - Kittel is the son of Halsten and Ragnild Groth.
GROTH, Svend H. - Born in Hol, Hallingdal, Norge (on the gravestone)
HELGESON, Ole - Born 1818 in Hallingdal, Norway (on the gravestone)
HOUG, Svend L.- Svend Larsen was born 4th December 1814 in Ål parish, Buskerud county, Norway. Parents: Lars Olsen and Ingri Assorsdatter Houg. (Parish records for Ål)
KIRKBERG, Ingri - Ingri Gundersdatter was born 6th February 1821 in Sør-Aurdal, Oppland county, Norway. Parents: Gunder Juulsen and Sigri Olsdatter. To America 1848 (Parish records for Sør-Aurdal)
KIRKEBERG, Anders K. - Anders was born 15th July 1822 in Sør-Aurdal, Oppland county, Norway. Parents: Knud Larsen and Maria Andersdatter. To America 1848 (Parish records for Sør-Aurdal)
KITTELSON, Haldis - Haldis Knudsdatter was born 24th May 1820 in Opdal (Uvdal), Rollag parish, Buskerud county, Norway. Parents: Knud Tullichsen (?) and Helge Larsdatter Bjørnsrud (Parish records for Rollag)
KITTELSON, Hans Galock - Hans was born 16th January 1813 in Opdahl (Uvdal), Rollag parish, Buskerud county, Norway. Parents: Kittel Poulsen Galager and Bergit Hansdatter. Married 16th May 1842 to Haldis Knudsdatter. (Parish records for Rollag)
KLOBAKKEN, Anders Iverson - Anders was born 22nd October 1815 in Gran parish, Oppland county, Norway. Parents: Iver Pedersen and Anne Hansdatter (Parish records for Gran)
LANDSGAARD, Olga - Olga was born in Uvdal (which was earlier called Opdal) in Nore, Buskerud county, Norway. In the valley Numedal. Name of the church is Skjønne.
LARSON, Orm - Orm was born 12th February 1845 in Suldal, Rogaland county, Norway. Parens: Lars Ormsen and Ambjør Gabrielsdatter (Parish records for Suldal)
OLSON, Arne - Anne, wife of Stener Olson
THORSON, Thor - Inscription on gravestone: Sov her i fred fra Sorg og Möde! Gid vi tilsammen maa til evigt Liv indgaa naar Jesus kalder frem de döde! Probably Thor Thorson born October 1st 1814 in Ål, Buskerud county, Norway. Parents: Thor Olbiornsen and Liv Knudsdatter (Parish records for Ål)

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~source: original Norwegian Parish records and others as cited
~researched & compiled by Tove Dahl Johansen

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