Thea Johanne Torstensdatter Vetteland (1825 - 1865)

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Birthplace: Vetteland, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway
Death: Died in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
Managed by: Richard Norton
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About Thea Johanne Torstensdatter Vetteland

Thea Johanne Torstensdatter (1825-1865) of Vetteland was a housewife in Norway. (b. September 07, 1825, Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway - d. April 29, 1865, Vanse parish, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway)

Parents: Torsten Christophersen of Vetteland; and Johanne Jacobsdatter.

Baptism: She was baptized in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway on September 30, 1825.

Siblings: Thea had the following siblings: Christopher Tostensen (1817-?) aka Christopher Tostensen of Welland; Johanne Torstensdatter (1821-?); Jakob Torstensen (1824) who died as an infant; and Tosten Tostensen (1824) a twin of Jakob who also died as an infant.

Marriage: Thea married Ole Mathias Pedersen (1822-1914) around 1850. Ole was a baker from Farsund, he was the son of Peder Andreas Hansen (1790-1849) of Log; and Maren Sophie Olsdatter of Gullestad (1792-1868).

Children: They had the following children: Peder Matias Olsen (1851-?) aka Peter Matthew Olsen; Teodor Johan Olsen (1852-?); Josette Teresia Olsdatter (1855-?) aka Joletta Olsdatter; Ottan Olsen (1858-1921) aka Otto Olson who emigrated to Chicago in Illinois and married Hannah Hansen (1864-1936) aka Hannah Admundsen and had 5 children; Lena Olson (1860-1938) aka Hannah Lina Olsdatter who emigrated to Chicago in Illinois and married Andrew Jensen (1860-1930) aka Andreas Jensen; Salmine Sophia Severine Pedersen (1862-1914) aka Salmine Sopie Olsdatter who married John Edward Winblad (1856-1914) and emigrated to Manhattan in New York City and then moved to Jersey City, New Jersey and then moved to the Isle of Pines in Cuba and then died while visiting her family in Farsund in Norway; and Adolph Martin Ludvig (1865) who died at birth along with Thea.

Death: She died on April 29, 1865 and her widower never remarried. He raised the seven surviving children himself.

Relationship: Thea Johanne Torstensdatter (1825-1865) was the second, great-grandmother of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Source: Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on August 5, 2004.

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Thea Torstensdatter's Timeline

1825
September 7, 1825
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway
September 30, 1825
1848
October 8, 1848
Age 23
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway
1849
February 6, 1849
Age 23
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway
1853
June 6, 1853
Age 27
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norge
1858
February 9, 1858
Age 32
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway
1860
February 13, 1860
Age 34
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway
1862
March 27, 1862
Age 36
Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway