|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1799|
Sogn og Fjordane fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1885|
Son of Sjur Andersson Øvrebø & Anna Arnesdotter Sjotun
Married Anne Olsdatter Barsness, 18 May 1825
Children- Brita, Anna, Sjur, Ole, Andrine & Christine
Andrew's father was a soldier who died in the Norwegian-Swedish war of 1807-1814, he was killed May 25, 1808 in the battle of Jerpset in Eidskog Co., Norway. Other comments found say he was killed in the "Laerdal Expedition" fighting against the Swedes, standing in a circle defending the company.
From Norwegian Immigrants Vol 2 1844-1846 page 116
Anders Sjursen Solvorn, son of Sjur Andersen Overbo and Anna Arnesdatter Grov, born Hafslo, SF, December 29, 1799. Emigrated from Hafslo, SF, to the Koshkonong settlement, Dane Co., WI; moving soon to Bristol Twp., Dane Co., WI; Died November 12, 1885, buried in the Vermont Lutheran Cemetery, Dane Co., WI.
He was on the Peter Schneider which departed from Bergen, Norway and arrived in New York, June 30, 1845, having sailed from Bergen, 45 days earlier.
Anders nephew Andrew Overby from his brother Peder Sjursen Øvrebø
On the other side of Andrew's marker has this name Christen Paulson Westrom
Anders Sjurson Solvorn, christened in Hafslo Dec. 29, 1799, married in Hafslo May 18, 1825 Anna Olsdotter Barsnes, christened in Sogndal Co., Norway Mar. 22, 1801. Anders was a tailor, and the couple resided at Solvorn in Hafslo parish until 1845.
Andrew and Anna Severson emigrated in 1845 and farmed for a while in Bristol township, Dane Co., WI, moving about 1855 to a farm in Vermont township, Dane Co., WI where Anna died about 1868. Andrew Severson lived his later years with daughter Andrena in Vermont township, Dane Co., WI where he
died Nov. 12, 1885.
Brita Severson Johannesen (1825 - 1906)*
Andrina Severson Paulson (1838 - 1907)*
Note: Died at the age of 89.
Vermont Lutheran Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Schott Family
Originally Created by: Doris Hayes
Record added: May 23, 2004
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