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Telesoga Series 4 - 2016

cover photoMay 2016 

  Issue # 129  Volume 37 Number 1    

  This issue is entirely in English.

Table of Contents Page
Greetings from the President - James O. Oftelie 2
Telelaget Officers 4
Migration of a Telemark Family: The Torbjørnsen Family of Sauland - Craig L. Torbenson 5
An Ultra-Successful Telemark Descendant - Hamlet A. Peterson, MD 14
My Surprising Christmas Greeting - Elaine Ness Bergan 20
A Murder in the Family Part II - The Rev. Rolf Knutson Fjelstad Family - Sandra Fjelstad Gilbert 30
Norway to America: Memories & Dreams, Fellesraad Centennial Celebration 31
The Bandak Stevne in 1912 32
Genealogy Column - Darrel Johnson 33
 
Pictures Page   Pictures Page
Richard O. Jacobson Cover Map of Nissedal 20
James Oftelie 2 Nissedal Church 21
Ole Torbjørnsen Leine & Anna Johannesdtr Bergen 5 Log Church, Norway Lake MN 24
Torbjørnsen immigrant trunk 7 Johan Fjelstad family 25
Cabinet on Leine farm 7 Fjelstad children 26
Muskego Township Plat Map, 1859 `10 Joseph Fjelstad family 27
Eureka farmstead, 1880s 12 Fjalestad Grenda 28
Ole Torbjørnsen tombstone 12 Rev, Rolf Fjelstad 29
Richard O Jacobson 14 Sylvia Persdtr Wangsness Fjelsand 29
Jacobson Building, Mayo Clinic Campus 14 Bandak stevne parade - 1912 32
Main Street, Colfax WI 33
Reine farm in Nissedal 17
Ingvald Knudsen Reine 18    
Initials on privy 19    
 

KEYWORDS

Jacob Oleson & Anne Jonsdtr Einung Iowa Warehouse Company
Eureka Township, Dakota County MN Syftestad family

 

Keywords indicate people and places of significance in this issue that do not appear in the table of contents/pictures. This  is not a complete index, and information about other individuals and locations found in this issue may be of interest.


 


November 2016 

 

Issue # 130  Volume 37  Number 2  

This issue is entirely in English.

Table of Contents Page
Greetings from the President - James Oftelie 2
Telelaget Officers 4
2016 Telelag Tour to Norway ":Through the Heart of Norway" - Elaine Nordlie 5
A Worldwide Communication System Invented - Elaine Ness Bergan 10
The Strength, Grace, and Skills of Norwegian-Americans" A Study in Poetic Ethnicity - Øyvind Gulliksen 13
North Dakota Lawmen - Carol Johnson 21
Finding My Norwegian Roots in Telemark - Sandra Fjelstad Gilbert 25
Genealogy Column - Carol Johnson 34
The "Coming Back Home" Project 35
Pictures Page   Pictures Page
Flatdal Valley Cover Altar at Akershus Slottskirke 26
James Oftelie 2 Susanne & Knud Rollefson 26
Tour group at Vigeland Park 5 Jon Inge's home 26
Sabiteur hikers and guide 6 Interior of Nissedal church 27
Hardangervidda hikers 7 Anne Haugen Wagn, Svein Erik, Jon Inge 27
Descendants of 1837 immigrants, stone at Tinnsjø 8 Jon Inge, family gravestones 27
Tour group on Bergen pier 10 Nissedal Church today 28
Iridium satellite diagram 11 Nissedal Church early 1900s 28
Inventors Bary Bertinger, Ray Leopold, and Ken Peterson 12 Nordbø farm 28
Ken & Helen Peterson 12 Nordbø farm 30
Elizabeth Koran 14 Mule farm house 31
Giants of the Earth (Rolvaag) cover 15 Syftestad Farm 32
Gro Svendsen 16 Stabbur on Reinie farm 31
Book cover - Susanne Grimstvedt's letters 17 Øygarden farm 32
Thea Ronning 18 Rolf Fjelstad's school 32
Solveig Norstog 19 Painting by Jill Rogness 33
Øyvind Gulliksen 20 Golten mountain 33
 

KEYWORDS

Atrå Håndverkssenter Anne Anundsdtr Kroi
Bandak Canal Kviteseid Church
Bergen Lake Mills IA
Jan Christensen Mayville ND
Guro Steinarsdtr Dalane Morgedal Ski Museum
Eidsborg Stave Church Even Paulson
Fellesraad Centennial Celebration Skien
Flåm Kari Torjusdtr Mule Syftestad
Lake Mills IA Troldhaugen
Gaustablikk Mountain Vallavik Tunnel
Geilo Jens Kjetilsson Venås
Guvangen Vrådal
Pål Paulson Kosi Stenar Wenaas
Keywords indicate people and places of significance in this issue that do not appear in the table of contents/pictures. This is not a complete index, and information about other individuals and locations found in this issue may be of interest.

 

 

 

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