Kirsti <I>Tollefsdatter</I> Benson

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Kirsti Tollefsdatter Benson

  • Birth 24 Oct 1829 Ulnes, Nord-Aurdal kommune, Oppland fylke, Norway
  • Death 5 Jul 1878 Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Livingston, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 81818171

Kirsti was the daughter of Tollef Halversen Stokke and Ingri Halvorsdatter Rudland.

Kirsti and her husband Bjorn Knutsen Rye (Ben Benson) immigrated from Norway in 1870 and settled in Clifton Township, Grant
County, Wisconsin.

After Kirsti's death in 1878 her husband married Kari Gulbrandsatter Andersen 30 June 1880 in Castle Rock, Grant County, Wisconsin.

Ben and Kirsti Benson had 5 sons and one daughter.

Knut Benson
Iver (Ever) Benson
Ole Benson
Theodore (Tollef) Benson
Albert (Halver) Benson
Christie (Kristi) Benson

Family Members






  • Created by: Stan Courtney
  • Added: 11 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81818171
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kirsti Tollefsdatter Benson (24 Oct 1829–5 Jul 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81818171, citing Rock Church Cemetery, Livingston, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Stan Courtney (contributor 47468109) .