SIGRID6 HANSDATTER  (HANS PEDERSEN5 FRODAL, PEDER HANSEN4, HANS PEDERSEN CHRISTIANSEN3 HØVERN, PEDER HALVORSEN2 FOSTADVOLDEN, HALVOR PEDERSEN1 NYGÅRDSETER) was born 22 Sep 1853 in Østre Toten, Norway, and died 15 Mar 1915.  She married JOHANNES KLAVESTAD christened JOHANNES3 MATHIASSEN Fårlund  (MATHIAS2 JOHANNESEN, JOHANNES1 NILSEN).  He was born 18 Oct 1857 in Balke Church, Østre Toten, Norway, and died 13 May 1937.

Note: Link back from Johannes in progress.

A Picture of Johannes Klavestad & Sigrid Hansdatter at middle age or so, about 1900

More About SIGRID HANSDATER:
Christening: 19 Mar 1854, Balke Kirke, Østre Toten, Oppland, Norway
Residence: 1906, Came to Strum, Wisconsin with husband and family

More About JOHANNES MATHIASSEN:
Christening: 29 Nov 1857, Balke Church, Østre Toten, Norway. Christened Johannes Mathiassen Fårlund.
Confirmation: 16 Oct 1872, Balke Church, Østre Toten, Norway
Emigration: 15 Jul 1906, The family (Johannes, Sigrid, Martin and his wife, Amalia, Juline, Otto, Anna and Jens aboard the boat Angelo, headed for Strum, Wisconsin

More About JOHANNES MATHIASSEN and SIGRID HANSDATTER:
Marriage: 31 Dec 1877, Balke Church, Østre Toten, Oppland, Norway

Children of SIGRID HANSDATTER and JOHANNES KLAVESTAD are:

i.
MADS KLAVESTAD7 HANESTAD, b. 10 Feb 1877, Østre Toten, Norway; d. 1959, Strum, Wisconsin USA; m. MARTHA; b. 1875; d. 1951.

ii.
HAROLD KLAVESTAD JOHNSON, b. 1879, Norway; d. 1963, Strum, Wisconsin USA; m. TORA HAUGEM; b. 1886, Norway.

iii.
JOHN KLAVESTAD JOHNSON, b. 1882, Østre Toten, Norway; d. 1964, Strum, Wisconsin USA; m. ANTONETTE; b. 1876; d. 1960.

iv.
MARTIN BJORKLUND, b. 10 Feb 1885, Østre Toten, Norway; d. 14 May 1958, Strum, Wisconsin USA; m. AMALIA HAUGAM, 10 Jun 1906; b. Østre Toten, Norway.

v.
MARIE JOHANNESDTR KLAVESTAD, b. 23 Dec 1886, Østre Toten, Norway. d. Strum, Wisconsin. Did not marry.

vi.
SOFI JOANNESDTR KLAVESTAD, b. 05 Mar 1887, Østre Toten, Norway.

Note: This birth date is problematic unless the child was born soon after conception and died. A more recent find is a birth year of 1889, probably the same month and day. 

vii.
JULINE JOHANNESDTR KLAVESTAD, b. 04 Mar 1889, Østre Toten, Norway; m. SEVER GULLICKSRUD.

Note: If Sofi's birth year is 1889, then Juline's birth year of 1889 becomes problematic unless these were twins born one day apart. This is possible. A more recent find from Toten records is a birth year for Juline of 1891.

viii.
OTTO JOHANNESEN KLAVESTAD, b. 18 Dec 1892, Østre Toten, Norway; d. 26 Oct 1918, World War I in France, with the U. S. Army, Company E 7th Infantry.

ix.
ANNA JOHANNESDTR KLAVESTAD, b. 25 Dec 1893, Østre Toten, Norway; m. PAUL HUBBELL, Eau Claire, Wisconsin;  He died 1965.

x.
JENS JOHANNESEN KLAVESTAD, b. 11 Jul 1897, Østre Toten, Norway; d. 17 Sep 1967, Osseo, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin; m. JULIA OLSON. (note: this Julia Olson ancestry link takes you to an external WEB site maintained by Ron Rosenberg, a former resident of Strum. You can browser back to this page.)

Picture of Johannes & Boys About 1915
Picture of Johannes & Sigrid's Daughters and Daughters-in-Law in about 1915
Picture of the Johannes & Sigrid (Hansdatter) Klavestad Family, 1913-14.
Picture of a Local News Article Featuring Johannes Klavestad & Boys, about 1915.

Note: Regardless of the different last names, all of these are children of Johannes Mathiassen & Sigrid Hansdatter. They took different names on coming to America and continued with those names. Regardless, all of these children are known to be of the Klavestad family.   
Posted March 9,10, 14, 21 of 2006
updated with bottom two picture links, October 17, 2006
Fred Matson
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