Nikoli Petrine Svendsen (Jensdatter Finstad) (1855 - 1946)

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Birthplace: Ure, Nordland, Norway
Death: Died in Pope County, MN, USA
Managed by: Hans Egil Hansen
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About Nikoli Petrine Svendsen (Jensdatter Finstad)

1875-telling for 1860 Buksnes, Hjælper Forældrene Fødd år 1855 Hols Sogn i B.

Utvandret til Amerika 1882 med søster Jette og morbror Aage Peterson (som hadde kommet tilbake til Norge på besøk). 1883 Mn Territorial Census: Living in Starbuck in same household as Michal and Mathilde Ramstad, baby Olga Ramstad, sister Jette ( all adults from Norway), and 4 yr old Klara Englund. Gift med Nord-Trøndelag nabo Rafael Svendsen 15 Jul 1886 i Starbuck, Minnesota, USA. "Rev. Koefod officiating at the service held at Aage Perterson’s home."

ASPVIK, FINSTAD AND SCHEFLO book (Marilyn Meyers): Nicoli at the age of 90 “enjoyed good health and an unusual alert mind. She suffered a broken hip some years ago which makes it difficult for her to get around. She spends her time knitting and embroidering. Nicoli passed away 11 July 1946, at her home at the age of 90. Nicolai’s “cause of death was infirmities of old age.” She and Rafael are both buried in the Inherred Cemetery, Starbuck.

1865-telling for 2016 Hammerfest landdistrikt ,m Johan Petter Finstad (fisker, Jordejer), Karen Finstad (Fødestad Solbergs Præstegjeld ), Nikoli Jensdatter Deres Pleiedatter (10, f. Buxnæs Præstegjeld), Jens Arild Deres Pleiesøn (6, f. Kvalsund Hmrfst. Land.)

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Nikoli Svendsen's Timeline

February 27, 1855
Ure, Nordland, Norway
August 6, 1871
Age 16
Hol, Buksnes, Nordland
July 15, 1886
Age 31
May 7, 1887
Age 32
Starbuck, Pope, Minnesota, United States
September 12, 1888
Age 33
Age 36
August 26, 1894
Age 39
March 18, 1896
Age 41
Starbuck, Pope, MN, USA
July 17, 1898
Age 43