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Subject: [NOR] Gudmund Torstensen and Johanna Petersdatter/Children usedsurname "Gunderson"
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 09:55:07 -0500 (EST)

At the time of the 1865 census, Gudmund and Johanna were living in Verdal,
Nord Trøndelag:

In 1866 they immigrated to Canada, arriving in Quebec on July 10th on the
ship Nicanor.
RAVELO, Gudmund Thorstensen, age 52
PEDERSD, Johanne, 52
GUDMUNDSEN, Thorsten, 26
GUDMUNDSEN, Martha Gurina, 17
Also on the same ship:
GUDMUNDSEN, Mali Danielsdatter[!], 23
GUDMUNDSEN, Daniel, 7 (This might be him in the 1865 Verdal census:
Daniel Eliassen, fosterchild, age 8 born, Merager, living at the Ravlobakken

They must have gone directly to Goodhue, MN, where Ole Ravlo was confirmed
in 1867 at Holden Lutheran Church, Wanmingo Township, rural Kenyon. His
parents were listed as Gudmund Ravlo and Johanna Petersdtr.

By 1870, all family members were living in Minnehaha County, Dakota
Territory, except Martha and Peter. Martha may be listed in the 1870 Wanamingo
Twp. census. Tosten and Mali Mary) used the surname Gunderson, while Ole and
Martin, still living with their parents, used the surname Tostensen.

Gudmund, Johanna and children Tosten, Martin and Mali are all buried in
Minnehaha County, SD.

Peter Gunderson married Betsey Larson Spetember 8, 1868 in Rice County, MN
(next to Goodhue County). By 1880, they were in Centreville, Snohomish
County, WA.

Peder Gudmondsen
Parents: Gudmond Torstensen and Johanna Pedersdatter
birth: 26 Aug 1846
christening: 27 Sep 1846 Levanger, Nord- Trøndelag, Norway

Went by Peter Gunderson in Washington:
Peter Gunderson
Birth: 26. Aug 1846 - Norway
Death: 14. Mai 1928 (14 May 1928) - Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington
Marriage: 10. (6.)Sep 1868 (10 Jun 1868) - Minnesota
Spouse: Brynhild Larsen

Ole and his wife Annie were still in Minnehaha County in 1880. His mother
was living with them.
He eventually ended up in Washington.

name: Ole Gudmundsen
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 29 Aug 1852
baptism/christening place: Verdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
birth date: 24 Jul 1852
father's name: Gudmund Torstensen
mother's name: Johanna Pedersdr
indexing project (batch) number: C39708-9
system origin: Norway-EASy
source film number: 307070

More later...
Vickie in MN

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