Marilyn and Cliff Moen's Home Page
Marilyn Gronseth Moen
Grandchildren & their Norwegian Sweaters.
Genealogy with roots in Norway. Please contact if you have any information on the following surnames.
Surnames being researched.
NEW WEB SITE: Early Rothsay, Minnesota
Rothsay, Minnesota early settlers with biographies and photos. Contains other surnames in addition to those listed above.
| For each of the surnames being researched there are links to a page that has a Register Report for three generations of the original family that came to the United States. Pictures are included where I have them. We are very interested in hearing from you if you have a connection to one of these families. Additions, corrections, and pictures are very welcome. You can also go directly to that Register Report by clicking on the surname below.
Will be added.
Andrine was born May 4, 1869 in Sigdal, Norway. Her mother was Kari Hansdatter born in 1840, and her grandmother was Aase Larsdatter born in 1803. Andrine's father is listed as Tollef Olsen Gronseth in the Sigdal church records. May 5, 1870 Aase Larsdatter Granseth age 66, �Kari Hansdatter Granseth, age 30, Marthe Granseth, age 3-1/2, and Andrine Granseth, 9 months, all from Sigdal, left Drammen, Norway and arrived at Quebec, Canada on June 22, 1870 on the Ship Askur. Where they settled is unknown. If you have any information on Andrine or the rest of the family please contact me using the contact information below. We are most anxious to be in contact with any descendants. � �
MOEN FAMILY REUNION - The Moen Family Reunion was July 18, 2009 at the Rothsay Community Center, Rothsay, Minnesota. For further information email [email protected]
The Hovland Family Reunion 2002 was June 2nd. Hovland Family Reunion 2002 Look here to get more information.
The Hovland Reunion 1987 movie here Joseph & Mabel Hovland 1987 Reunion
Rothsay, Minnesota was the location that many of our ancestors eventually settled. You can possibly find other emigrants who settled in this area through the following links. There is also a map of Rothsay. The information also includes persons with property in 1903 in Akron, Meadows, Tanberg, and Prairie View townships of Wilkin County. It also includes persons with property in Trondhjem township (spelled Throndhjem at that time) in Otter Tail County in 1884.
OTTER TAIL COUNTY TOWNSHIP Trondhjem Township
Gronseth relatives who emigrated from Sigdal, NorwayGronseth Emigrants
ROTHSAY AREA TOWNSHIPS LAND PATENTS Land PatentsHere is a list of 421 persons with signature dates from the Rothsay area. Township are Akron, Meadows, Tanberg in Wilkin County, Minnesota and Oscar and Trondhjem Townships in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. You can go to Bureau of Land Management Eastern States Home Search for the name you are interested in. You can order a copy of the Land Patent Report.
You can also check for surnames in our database at the WorldConnect Project Sitemarilyngmoen Database This could be your first stop to see if we have surnames in common. If you find a connection you can find more information in the web cards or the family group sheets. Please email us if there is a connection so that we can possibly share additional information.
You can also search all of our site here. This search will allow you to search for other variables such as first name or town in addition to surname:
I have added web family cards at this site. Our Family Connections. This includes the direct ancestors of Marilyn Gronseth and Clifford Moen and does include web cards for each of the families. Pictures are included where we have them.
You will find family group sheets at this site. Our Family Group Sheets. This includes over 4,000 families from our database. Pictures are included where we have them. Corrections, additions and additional pictures are appreciated!
Many persons emigrated to Rothsay, Minnesota from Norway. The early emigrants went elsewhere before coming to Rothsay. However many persons later did indicate Rothsay as the destination. A summary of persons with Rothsay, Minnesota as a destination are listed here. Emigrants to Rothsay Look here to get more information.
For further information and to find other emigrants to other countries from Norway the Digitalarkivet site from the University of Bergen Norway is where you should look. Digitalarkivet Look at the menu and click on source categories to find the emigrant categories.
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