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Norwegian immigrants to United States. Goldminers in Alaska. Shipwrecks along the Norwegian coast.

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(Any of the text is written in Norwegian).

  • In this project it is stories about people mostly in the US who immigrated from Norway. It is added stories from Norway and Norwegians abroad.
  • In the profiles added to this project one find the stories about the specific person. Each person has his or her own story, and this story is unique for each and personal. The story tells us about what the person is known for in his lifetime.
  • Profiles for goldminers in Alaska born in Norway are added to this project. - *Alaska, wikipedia - *Leonhard Seppala, wikipedia
  • Profiles for reindeerherders in Alaska 1894 and 1898 born in Norway are added to this project. *polarlitteratur, samer
  • In "Profiles" one will find stories about Norwegian immigrants to US. Other stories about Norwegian will also be added to this project.

Links:

Shipwrecks along the Norwegian coast:

  • Shipwrecks in Norway *Kategori Vrak, dykkepedia
  • Site to search for shipwrecks *wrecksite.eu
  • "Akerendam" built 1724 in Netherlands, found 1972 near Rundø. (Captain) Nicolaas de Roy. *Rundeskatten, wikipedia
  • "Akerendam" *wrecksite.eu,Akerendam
  • Pietro Querini, Sandøy - Røst - Lofoten- Norway 1432 *Pietro Querini
  • "De Fiire Gode Frynde" a German ship, shipwreck 1777 ved Fleinholmene, Fugløy - Gildeskål- Norway. From Archangelsk to Hamburg. (Kaptein) Joost Albers, Germany. (Styrman) Johan Friderich Koopman, (passenger) Jochum White, (tømmermann) Jacob Dieks (from Olland), (båtsmann) Martin Boust (from Stetin), (kokk) Wilhelm Vey (from Wasunge), (kipper) Jochim Sommer (from Hamburg), Gerhardt Niclas Scomacher (from Hamburg), Hans Christian Hansen (from Hamburg), Claus Sietman (from Kuxhaven), Johan Forsman (from Gothenborg). - I "Gildeskålboka" (bygdebok) årgang 22 side 52 har Nils Magelsen skrevet om "Skipsforlis ved Fugløya 1777".

Immigration from Norway to Canada:

Immigrants from Norway to United States:

The reindeerproject in Alaska 1894 and 1898 (reindeerherders) and goldmining in Nome:

The people who emigrated from Finnmark in Norway to Alaska in USA 1894: Aslak Somby,Berit Somby, Fredrik Larsen, Per Aslaksen Rist, Berit Anne Andersdatter Spein, Marit Persdatter Spein, Inger Persdatter Spein, Johan Svendsen Tornensis, Marit Grete Salamonsdatter Näkäläjärvi,Berit Johanadatter Tornensis, Mikkel Josefsen Nâkkälä, Berit Anne Klemetsdatter Hætta, Samuel Johnsen Kemi, Kirsten Persdatter Bals, Samuel Samuelsen Kemi, Karen Samuelsdatter Kemi, Mathis Aslaksen Eira, Berit Johnsdatter Hætta, Aslak Mathisen Eira,

The people who emigrated with the s/s "Manitoban" from Alta in Finnmark in Norway to Alaska in USA 1898 "Manitoban expedition": Jafet Lindeberg (1873-1962), Anders Aslaksen Bær (Andrew Bahr) (1871), Nils Sara, Isak Tornensis, Jacob Hætta, Lars Larsen Hætta, Otto Greiner (1871-1953), A. Klemetsen Biti, John Eriksen Eira, Per Mathisen Spein, Aslak Larsen Bals, Per Larsen Anti, Hans Samuelson, Per Josefsen Porsanger, Nils Klemetsn, Ole Olesen Bær, Karl Johan Sakariasen (1875), Ole Krogh, Jeremias Abrahamsen, Rolf Wiig, Th Kjeldsberg, Alfred Hermansen, Ole Rapp, Erik Wilhelm Basi (1869), Karl O. Suhr, Ole G. Berg, Magnus Kjeldsberg, Ole Johnsen Stensfjeld, Hilmar Hansen, John M. Johansen, Lauritz E. Larsen, Isak Andersen Bongo, Beret Eira, Ida J. Hætta, Sofie Andersen, Marit Persdatter Biti, Per Andersen, Samuel J. Balto, Otto M. Leinan, Anders Balto, Johan Peter Persen Rista, Aslak Aslaksen Gaup, Amund Hansen, Ole Olesen, Johan Petter Johanesen Nango, Peder Johanesen, Samuel Josefsen, Anders Johnsen, Ivar Persen West, Johannes Aslaksen Rauna, Johan Olsen Pulk, Lars Larsen Anti, Ole Johannesen Pulk, Lauritz Stefansen (ca 1877), Peder Berg,O. Paulsen, Johan Andersen, Mathis Klemetsen, Ole Klemetsen Hætta, Alfred Nilima, Nils Persen Bals, Anders Persen Utzi, Klemet Nilsen, J. P. Johanesen Stalogargo, Per Johannesen Hætta, Per Nilsen Siri, Klemet Persen Boine, Hans Andersen Siri, Emil Kjeldsberg, Johan I. Tornensis, Isak J. Hætta. The leader: William Alexius Kjellmann (1861 Talvik).

Indigenous peoples of the Americas:

Svalbard / Spitsbergen:

Whaling by the Netherlenders on Vardø island and on Sørøya, Finnmark, Norway:

  • Whalestation at Skagen on Vardø island, Finnmark ca. 1550 to 1600. This whalestation was the main workplace.
  • Whalestation at Hollenderbakken, Hasvik, Sørøya, Finnmark ca. 1550 to 1600. This whalestation was the livingplace for the whaleworkers. It is 20 site of houses from the whaling-time.

Goldmining in Finnmark 1898:

  • In Tana river, Sargejokka, 11 mil (110 km) from Karasjok, 40 persons from Norway. 4 of them was Hans Mathias Larssen born ca 1873 from Leirbotn near Alta, Ole Berthin Karlsen born ca 1866 from Leirbotn, Jens Edevin Arild born 1869 Årøya and "Karesius Jonasen" Nils Karesius Johansen born ca 1873 Leirbotn. The boss for this company had been in Alaska for goldmining about 1896.

Missionaring in sameland (North Norway):

Roald Amundsen, exploring of polar regions:

Kon Tiki expedition 1947:

Archaeology

Illerup Ådal, Danmark: arkeologi

  • Det var et stort slag i Illerup Ådal, Jylland, ca år 200 etter Kristus. Deler av hær var fra Norge.
  • Illerup Ådal, wikipedia

Battle of Kringen 1612.

Norwegian migration to New Zealand 1872

Literature

  • "Fragmenter fra Alta - Talvik s historie" bind 1 og bind 2 av Magnhild Bjørgan 1969.
  • http://polarlitteratur.com/tekster.htm Polarlitteratur.com
  • "Klondike, gullrushet mot Yukon 1896 - 1899", Tor S. Halvorsen, Naturforlget 1995
  • "På havets bunn, sjøkrig og skattejakt" Alf R Jacobsen og Ole Martin Rønning, Vega forlag 2015. Om skipsvrak fra 1940-1945 på norskekysten
  • "Han Øyr-Per og hans tid" Rolf Nesje, Rune forlag i Trondheim 1977. Om skipsvrak fra 1777 ved Fleinholmene i Gildeskål. Side 53.
  • "Gildeskålboka" (bygdebok) årgang 22 side 52 Nils Magelsen om Skipsforlis ved Fugløya 1777.
  • "Redningsmenn og lykkejegere, norske pionerer i Alaska" Roy Andersen, Aschehaug forlag 2011. Om gullgraving i Alaska.
  • "Slekter i indre Finnmark, de eldste generasjoner, bind 1" Alf Strømstad og Kristian Fors, Eget forlag 2006. Om gullgraving i Alaska og mye annet.