Gajus Bjerke

Gajus Jensen Bjerke (1873 - 1953)

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Gajus Jensen Bjerke aka Birch
Born in Bergen, Hordaland, Norwaymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 28 Oct 1900 in Oslo, Oslo, Norwaymap
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Died in Middleton, Essex, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Biography

Gajus was born in 1873. Gajus Bjerke. He married Karoline Gustava Larsdr in 1900. He came to Dover, Stratford, New Hampshire in 1901, and made a second trip in late 1902,[1] probably when his wife joined him. They had three children, the first born in Norway. He passed away in 1953.

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  1. New York Passenger Lists, 21 Dec 1902, New York on the Christiania

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Guessing his father was born around 1853 I checked the 1900 census for Vang and found this Jens b. 1854

http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/person/pf01037051000078 Jens Olsen 1854 Born in Løiten, Hedmark, works at a "milk condensing factory". Wife Marte Olsen b. 1861 in Furnes, Hedmark

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posted by Jarl Mosand
Sorry, here again

I found his baptism/birth church records http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/kb/dp/person/pd00000010301573 He is born in Vang Hedmark 22 April 1873. Baptized 2 June 1873. His parent were not married. Father is Jens age 20 in 1873 and from the farm Bjerkeeie, Vang. Mother is Kari Pedersdatter, from Sweden living at the farm Sanden, The other 4 are witnesses.

posted by Jarl Mosand
Hi

Thought maybe this would be of interest. Norwegian Census 1900 http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/person/pf01037045136460 Occupation: Police officer The apartment cost 324 kr pr year It says he was born in Vang, Hedmark. Today this is a part of Hamar. You might want to check this out, since you have Bergen as his place of birth. It could be the brick wall breaker:-). His wife is born in Drammen. Good luck

posted by Jarl Mosand

Gajus is 22 degrees from Peter Roberts, 13 degrees from Emma Smith and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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