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Thomas Helgesen
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1815
Oppland fylke, Norway
Death: Aug. 16, 1895
Galva
Henry County
Illinois, USA

Thomas Helgesen (Rogn), at age 33 arrived July 3, 1848, New York, USA via the ship Statsraad Vogt. He traveled with 3 month old son, Petrus Thomassen and with Anne Halvorsd, (Rudi)age 26.

1st wife: Anna Halversdatter b. Vang, Oppland, Norway (death between 1850 - 1854)
Children: Petrus Thommessen b.1844 - d. unknown; Rachel Helgesen Fitch b. 1850 - d. 1911

2nd wife:Marit aka Mary Anderson (birth and death unknown.
Children: Mary A. Helgesen Passmore b.1854 - d. 1938;
Henry T. Helgesen b. 1857 - d. 1917; Andrew Helgesen b. 1860 d. unknown; Betsy L. Helgesen Hammer b. 1868 - d. 1929; Albert T. Helgesen b. 1873 - d. 1956. 
 
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 Children:
  Rachel H Helgesen Fitch (1850 - 1911)*
  Mary Helgeson Passmore (1854 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Galva Cemetery
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Re-interred Nov. 2, 1925 to Block 11, Lot 56
 
Created by: Barb Dohlen
Record added: Aug 23, 2013
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Thomas Helgesen
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Thomas Helgesen
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Thomas Helgesen
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