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Emigrated from Evje/Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norway to North America

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  • Notto Børufsen Hornnes (1890 - d.)
    Emigrated to the US 1907 During the ND state census 1915 he was single, living in the home of Ingvar Birkeland. During the 1917 draft he lived in Elmore, Ramsey County, ND. He was married and sough...
  • Gunhild Thomine Torgrimsdatter (1871 - 1937)
    dåp-SAK, Evje sokneprestkontor, F/Fa/Faa/L0006: Ministerialbok nr. A 6, 1866-1884, s. 43 Brukslenke for sidevisning:
  • Johan Bernhard Blomquist (1888 - 1960)
    dåp-SAK, Evje sokneprestkontor, F/Fa/Faa/L0007: Ministerialbok nr. A 7, 1884-1909, s. 12 Brukslenke for sidevisning:

Sometimes these change their names, so it’s impossible to find themin the US. But by gathering those we find from the Norwegiand end, maybe it’s eventually possible to figure out what happened to them. Some are already researched, and we’ve found their names in the US, others are complete blanks.

For men who are in the age range to have participated in either of the war drafts, birth dates and years are usually correct, and that’s one way to verify or guess at the new names they took. Another is death records, where they exist, that contain that information. Findagrave sometimes also includes that information.