Ole Tolvsen Grønsten

Utreist med/Emigrated on: on the bark "Washington" and arrived in New York July 9th

Utreist til/Emigrated to: Whitewater, Walworth Co, Wisconsin

Ole Tolvsen Grønsten:  In the census of 1835 we find on the farm Grønsten under Moe in Gjerpen parish:
	Tolv Nielsen			age 71
	Ole Tolvsen			age 40
	Karen Andersdatter	age 39
		Niels			age 13
		Anne			age 12
		Karen Kirstine	age 10

	The family owned 2 cows and 2 sheep and could grow 1/8 barrels of barley and 6/8 of oats.	

The daughter Karen Kirstine married Anders Johnsen Wale (Andrew Johnson), who had come to Walworth Co. with his parents 
and siblings. They had landed in New York July 5, 1844 on the vessel "Salvator" from Porsgrunn.
His father was Ole Jonsen Wale, born Feb 20, 1784 in Valebø of Holla parish. Mother was Anne Andersdatter Brenne. 

Parts of the above information was supplied by  Greg Johnson    



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