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From: Bruce Wigness <>
Subject: Re: Biri/Vardal emigration Ledel
Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 10:37:39 -0500
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glasspuster is glassblower
Thomas and/or Joyce Urban wrote:
> p. 216 in 1874 Henrik Ledel. 66, "glasspuster", widower to Beloit, on the
> ship St. Olaf on 30/4.
> p. 232 and 2 in 1878 Sophie Margrethe Led, 14. (datter of Hans Fredrik Ledel
> and Martha Catarine, who seem to have emigrated in 1879) . and broren
> "brother?"Carl Ludvig Hansen Ledel, 20, "glasspuster, on ship Hero on 24/5 to
> Monroe Wisconsin. "Fr. bet. Carl" was farmer in Bern, Minnesota.
> p/ 240-241 year 1879. Hans Ledel, 45, "glasspuster ved Biri Glassverk," wife
> Martha 34 and children Emil 11; Sigvard 4, and Hulda 3/12 on Hero 5/9 to
> Delaware, MN. Also listed separately their child Adolf Julius Led, 20,
> traveled on the same boat to Monroe Wis.
> p. 1852 year 1853 from Vardal Carl Peter Henriksen L(ae as on letter)del, b.
> 1830 . He had a wife Berte marie Pedersdtr. Stubberudeie from Toten and
> child Maren Augusta born in 1853. Carl returned in 1857 and took his family to
> America. "Slektninger av ham bor i Beloit, Wisconsin."
> I hope this helps, although it was not the people you asked about.
> Norman Kolstad wrote:
> > Are there any Ledel's in the book? I would be interested in information
> > about Sigfred Ledel and his wife, Marte or Maria Johannesdatter from Biri.
> > I think they may have emigrated between 1844 and 1868. You may find other
> > Ledel family members in Biri too.
> > Norman Kolstad
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Thomas and/or Joyce Urban <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 2:39 PM
> > Subject: Biri, Snertingdal, Vardal, Gjøvik emigration
> > > For a few days I will be able to do look ups from the book UTVANDRINGEN
> > > TIL AMERIKA fra Biri/Snertingdal/Vardal/Gjøvik 1846-1905 book by Halvard
> > > Oudenstad. The book is in Norwegian, but I should be able to give an
> > > adequate, if not complete, information about any information that is in
> > > the book.
> > >
> > > The book does not have all emigrants, of course. I have not found all
> > > of my family there but did find most of them.
> > >
> > > I will answer ONLY those requests sent to me OFF LIST. I will, however,
> > > send responses both to the list and to the person who requested the look
> > > up.
> > >
> > > Joyce
> > >
> > > ______________________________
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