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From: **Cindy Johnson** <>
Subject: FWD: May be you can help me to find relatives in USA;PederJonsen(Viggen),my grandfathers brother?
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 1999 17:35:40 -0600

This man is hoping someone can give him a helping hand this Easter weekend. Can anyone
help him out? ~~~~~PLEASE REPLY TO HIM DIRECTLY.~~~~~~~

> Reply-To: <>
> From: "Aud Knudsen" <>

> >I am looking for rellatives from Norway,who emigrated to U.S.A.
> >The Information I have on the person I`m searching for is:
> >
> >Peder Jonsen (Viggen)
> >Born: 1869 at Viggja in Soer Troenderlag in Norway.
> >Emigrated to Chicago ILL. April 18 th 1888
> >He went over on the wessel m/s Hero to Hull in England,I don`t know what
> >ship he used to get to Amerika.
> >
> >As far as I know,Peder Jonsen died 1948. He was married
> >twice,but he only had children in his first marriage.He had 3 children, one
> >of them,a boy named James or Jamas
> >
> >
> >Bevare that Norwegians often changed their names so it would be easier to
> >pronounce in English.He may be called by the surename Jonston/jonson or
> >similar
> >names. He maby altso used the name Viggen/Wiggen
> >
> >It would be greate fun for all of us on the Norwegian side of the Atlantic
> >ocean,if someone had any information about Peder Jonsen and his decedants.
> >
> >From
> >Aud Knudsen
> >6656 Surnadal
> >Norway

Cindy Johnson :0)

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