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From: "Jean Marthaler" <>
Subject: FW: Knut & Torstein Isaksen Vestrheim
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 17:44:52 -0500
Karen, hello, I looked at the ship list and this is the correct ship
(Bjørgvin) and I would say it is very likely them. I did not compare
the ages to see if they matched but the ship manifest has numerous
Vossings on this voyage.
From: Karen King [mailto:]
Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2006 5:05 PM
Subject: RE: Knut & Torstein Isaksen Vestrheim
I found them on digitalarkivet.uib.no leaving April 17 and on the
list on Bjørgvin (Knud Isacsen Westun, 32 & Josten Isacsen Westun, 23)
leaving Bergen May 12 (www.norwayheritage.com) I assume this is them
From: Vivian Gullickson White [mailto:]
Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 3:14 PM
Subject: Re: Knut & Torstein Isaksen Vestrheim
Gosh you are quick. I was just reading the message when your answer
Just curious if the ship is mentioned as I found this on page 313 of
Knut Rene's book:
Knut Isakson Vestrheim, born 1817, came on the ship "Kong Sverre"
together with Odd Himle and others. He went along to Spring Prairie and
It's a different ship than what Karen mentioned so I was wondering if it
was a different person, or the ship Karen mentioned was incorrect.
Jean Marthaler wrote:
> Karen, Knud Isaksen Vestrheim and Torsten Isaksen Vestrheim are listed
> on page 95 of Volume 4, Norwegian Immigrants To The United States.
> In this it says that Torsten was a farmer in Kensett, Worth, County,
> Iowa. Married Martha born in 1816. They are shown in the 1880 Iowa
> Census records.
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