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 THANKS VERY MUCH, Greg
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