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Looking for Information on great great grandparents Ole and Dorthea CARLSON of Barron County,WI

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Looking for information on Ole and Dorthea Carlson. Both were born in Norway in 1847 but I don't know the exact dates for them. They were married in abt 1870 since the 1900 WI census shows them being married 30 years. They had 13 children but only 7 lived. I only know the names of their last 3 children: Petra,Carrie and Joseph(my great grandfather) All of which were born in Michigan Dorthea died in 1904 in Barron County,WI.

Surnames: CARLSEN CARLSON
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on 2008-10-17 13:44:10

leeann10 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Oct 2008. is researching the following names: ERKE, CARLSEN, GOLDAPSKI and 9 other(s).

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by allycat on 2008-10-17 13:51:42

Dear Leeann10, Welcome.

Perhaps the surname changed upon emigration into the United States of America - say CARLSEN/KARLSON/KARLSEN.

Have you looked at these sites?

RootsWeb scroll down left hand-margin to FamilyTrees (World Connect), click on Search Family Trees, type in Carlson, Ole etc.

FamilySearch - lots of entries for CARLSON (all spellings) Norway.

RootsChat register as a new user, free site, then goto their Emigrants to United States board.

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by dbroenkow on 2015-02-11 19:06:08

If you are still looking for information on the Carlsen's, I found a great link. Ole and Dorthea are my great great grandparents. Take a look here: http://www.norwayheritage.com/snitz/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5122

My Great grandmother was Klara Elise Carlsen, born in 1871 in Wisconsin. Most of my family on my dad's side is from Wisconsin.

by dbroenkow on 2015-02-11 19:07:06

I just realized you already posted there. Anyway, my great grandmother was the eldest child Klara. : )

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 21:39:45

According to the 1900 us census both Ole and Dorthea Carlson were born in 1848 Norway. I found this marriage but fathers surnames are name different to the childrens. Perhaps both mothers remarried.

Name: Ole Carlsen
Birth Date: 1848
Age: 22
Spouse's Name: Dorthea Johanne Petersdr
Spouse's Birth Date: 1848
Spouse's Age: 22
Event Date: 30 Oct 1870
Event Place: Trefoldighet Menighet, Oslo, Akershus, Norway
Father's Name: Carl Andersen **
Spouse's Father's Name: Peter Olsen **
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M42833-2 , System Origin: Norway-VR , GS Film number: 255761 , Reference ID: 2:QMHRN7

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