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Martha Olsdatter Christenson
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Birth: Aug., 1793
Hurdalsverk
Akershus fylke, Norway
Death: Mar. 28, 1870
Manchester
Freeborn County
Minnesota, USA

Father: Ole Olsen
Mother: Anne Christensdatter

Married: Gerhard Christensen
July 17, 1814
Hurdal, Akershsus, Norway

They came to America in May of 1861 with several family members including their son Johannes Gerhardson-Hallum and his family.
They settled in the Manchester, Freeborn County, Area.
After her death her husband moved to Otter Tail County, Minnesota and started a Homestead where he gave to his son Anders before his death.
He died in Aurdal Township, Otter Tail County, Minn.or with his son Ole Gerhardson and his family in Hawk Creek, Renville County, Minnesota. No family member can say for sure that he died with their relatives or where he is buried.
Martha and Gerhard had 9 children.
1.Christen Gerhardson-Hagen
1820-1891
Manchester,Freeborn Co.,Minnesota
2.Anne Gerhardson-Oleson
1815-America
3.Bertha Gerhardson-Olson
1817-1897
Manchester, Freeborn Co.,Minnesota
4.Christina Gerhardson
1820-1839
Born and died in Hurdal, Norway
5.Ole Gerhardson
1821-1899
Hawk Creek, Renville Co.,Minnesota
6.Johannes Gerhards-Hallum
1826-1896
Manchester, Freeborn Co.,Minnesota
7.Nils Gerhardson
1831-1836
Born and died in Hurdal, Norway
8.Kari Gerhardson-Jonassen
1833-America
9.Anders Gerhardson
1828-1908
Aurdal, Otter Tail Co.,Minnesota

 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Bertha Gerhardson Olson (1817 - 1897)*
  Christian Gerhardson Hagen (1820 - 1891)*
  Ole Gerhardson Rosaasen (1821 - 1899)*
  Johannes Gerhardson-Hallum (1826 - 1896)*
  Anders Gerhardson (1828 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Freeborn Cemetery
Manchester
Freeborn County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: julrene thornberg
Record added: Jul 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55687681
 

 
 
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