Could someone please help find documentation for Jörgen Halvorsen of Rømskog i Rødenes.

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Could someone please help me to link database or other records and edit the profile for Jörgen (Halvorsen-511).

Jörgen is a son of Halvor Olsen (bap. 25 Aug 1776 Trannem Rømskog i Rødenes), who married 2 Jan 1800 at Rodenes to Anne Larsdatter ( b. Feb 1778 Sundserud Bunes). In 1801, they resided at Hogenes, Rømskog i Rødenes, Østfold, Norge.

Jörgen Halvorsen, son of Halvor Olsen and Anne Larsdatter; Jörgen was baptized 18 May 1800 in Sundserud Bunes, Rømskog i Rødenes, Østfold, Norge.

Jörgen is the father of Karen/Karin Sophia Jörgensdatter (b. 8 Aug 1828 Sundserud Bunes Romskoug Rødenes Østfold Norway, bap. 16 Aug 1828 Sundserud Rødenes). Her birth-baptismal record is scanned and posted, but the location of this record is not recorded or linked. This baptismal record indicates that Karen's mother is Ingeborg Thorsdatter.  Ingeborg was baptized 18 Oct 1801 at Tukken Rømskog i Rødenes, Østfold, Norge. However, in 1828, when Karen was born, Jörgen was not married to Ingeborg. Jörgen did marry in 1830, but to another woman, Martha Rasmusdtr.

In 1865, Jörgen resided at Wenemoen. I do not know when or where Jörgen died or is buried.

More information about Jörgen Halvorson and Ingeborg and their ancestry can be provided from my records via email.

A hearty thank-you to whoever helps!
WikiTree profile: Jørgen Halvorsen
in Genealogy Help by Ramona Pekarek G2G3 (3.3k points)
edited by Ramona Pekarek

Jörgen Halvorsen's paternal grandparents:

Ole Rasmussen

bap 14 Jul 1750 Tyrenbye Rømskog i Rødenes
[Rasmus Halvorsen=Kari Bergersd+]

res. 1801 Trannem Romskog

bur. 9/18 Oct 1826 Trannem

Joran Halvorsdatter

bap. 29 Apr 1755 Trannem

d. 26 May 1801 Trannem

I'm a little unsure about Norwegian documentation in general, but the .pdf you cite, on page 130, concerns an agreement made in 1888 between a Halvor Jörgensen, who gives control of his property Kubbemoen at Trandem, to his son Jörgen Halvorsen.  It's unlikely that these are the same chaps that you have in your line, but highly possible: given the names and location, that they're perhaps son- and grandson of the people you treat.  Your Jörgen would have been born around 1800 I guess, and could have had a son alive in 1888 called Halvor Jörgensen.

For the geography, do a search on Google maps to reassure yourself that there's only one Trandem/Trannem, and one Venemoen in Norway.  If you can't find traces of more of them, then it's highly probable (but not 100% certain - some few farm names from days gone by may have been lost or changed name/spelling over time) that these are the very same locations.

Without documentation connecting your currently known line to earlier people in the region, it's impossible to say if the people on p. 144 are relevant to your family history.  Assuming, however, that your ancestors were present in the same geographical area, then whatever events happened there historically would have impacted them.

WikiTree has a volunteers page for those that offer to help with translations.  Given the volume of text concerned here (I can help with short paragraphs, but not whole pages) it may be possible to contact someone from that list, which is here: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Language_volunteers

Jörgen Halvorsen's maternal grandparents:

Lars Ingebretsen

b. c1745

res. 1801 Sundserud Bunes

Christence Tarvaldsdatter

b. c1748 [Tarvald Ingvoldsen (-25 Apr 1790 Sundserud) =Kari Nielsd]

Ingeborg Thorsdatter's paternal grandparents:

Ingevold Tarvaldsen

bap 20 May 1744 Sundserud Bunes Romskog i Rødenes Østfold

[Tarvald Ingvoldsen (-25 Apr 1790 Sundserud)=19 Jun 1739 Rodenes Kari Nielsd ch: Ingevold 1744 and Christence 1748]

res. 1801 Sundserud Bunes

d. 17 Aug 1805 Sundserud

Christence Thorsdatter

bap. 5 Jan 1749 Fladen Romskog i Rødenes Østfold

[Thor Stenersen (-24 Jun 1787 Fladen) = Hille Christophersd (-24 Jun 1787 Fladen)]

res. 1801 Sundserud

bur. 7 Apr 1810 Fladen Romskog i Rødenes Østfold Norge

Ingeborg Thorsdatter's maternal grandparents:

Thor Steffensen

res. 1801 Tukken Romskog age 50 b. c1751

Birthe Nielsdatter

res. 1801 Tukken Romskog age 65 b. c1736

bur. 1 Jan 1815 Tukken Romskog i Rodenes Ostfold Norway age 80

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Hi, I checked out Jørgen`s birth record and the 1801 census and started the work on the profiles.

Regards Ragnar
by Ragnar Flengsrud G2G2 (2.2k points)

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