Nils Olsen Solheim

Nils Olsen Solheim

Birth
Rennestraum, Fjaler kommune, Sogn og Fjordane fylke, Norway
Death 31 Mar 1903 (aged 65)
Strusshamn, Askøy kommune, Hordaland fylke, Norway
Burial Strusshamn, Askøy kommune, Hordaland fylke, Norway
Plot Square A, Row 3, Grave 13
Memorial ID 169195991 · View Source
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Nils Olsen Solheim was born to Ole Pedersen Rennestrøm and Pernille Andersdatter Eikelie. Nils married Marthe Carstensdatter Underseth in Askvoll, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway on July 7, 1859.

Nils and Marthe had five children; four of whom survived. The surviving children (all boys) were:
Adolf Peter Gjerhard Solheim
Olaf Nikolaus Solheim (twin)
Karsten Martin Solheim (twin)
Peter Olaus Solheim

Nils was the Kirkesanger in his parish. Kirkesanger translates to English as literally a "church singer"; but as a job occupation, the duties would encompass the following:
Like a church Deacon, a Kirkesanger would fill in for the parish priest in leading the congregation in song, funerary services, baptizing and recording events in the church books on birth/baptisms, marriage and deaths.


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  • Created by: Kathy Solheim
  • Added: 1 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169195991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nils Olsen Solheim (11 Aug 1837–31 Mar 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169195991, citing Jakobs kirkegård - Strusshamn, Strusshamn, Askøy kommune, Hordaland fylke, Norway ; Maintained by Kathy Solheim (contributor 49010545) .