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Heres a photograph showing the Norwegian State Police school in Christiania ( Oslo today) 1920, wich depicts my great great grandfather Johannes and his fellow officers. Hes the 3rd at bottom row from the left.
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Johannes Sundvor
Born: 1871
This is a photograph Taken in 1902 showing the officers in Bergen. My great great grandfather Johannes Sundvor is in the photo nr 9 on second row .
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Johannes Sundvor
Born: 1871
This is a photograph Taken of my grandfather Jon in 1951. He served at age 21 in a Norwegian made brigade after ww2 ended. The brigade helped british controlling and defending german cities also training in artillery , medical and machine gun and weaponary training.
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This is a necklace i inherited wich shows my great great grandfather Johannes Sundvor born in 1871 and his wife Anna Karina born 1878. This depicts them when They were younger i think by the looks these pictures might been Taken in theyre 20s or 30s. I love their clothing and his mustache and beard.
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Johannes Sundvor
Born: 1871
This is a photograph Taken in Bergen 1931. It shows my grandfather "the baby" his parents Olav and gunbjørg, my grandfathers uncles Jens , Johannes and Eirik ( famous photographer and journalist) along with his aunts anna martha, Helene, Gudrun and helda. The two older people Next to him is his grandparents Anna Karina and Johannes (famous Author,musician and police officer)
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A photo of Roald Engebregt Amundsen
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A photo of Roald Engebregt Amundsen
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A photo of Roald Amundsen. Explorer. His full name was Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen.
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A photo of Roald Amundsen - Successful Antarctic Explorer.
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A photo of Johan Severin Svendsen a very famous Norwegian composer. His CD's enjoy brisk sales today.
A photo of Jorgen Aaland with siblings in Veblungnes, Norway abt:1900 2nd from top left
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A photo of Benjamin Olsen and wife Venke Marie discovered on FindAGrave after researching Benjamin for the past 20 years... first time I had seen this photo.
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Benjamin Olsen
Born: 1830
Photo rescued from Garage Sale Warehouse in Beaverton, Oregon; September 2018. Photo by Norwegian photographer Daniel Georg Nyblin. "Established 1866" on back of photo. Mr. Nyblin died September 1910. Picture from Oslo, Norway. The photo is listed as being taken in Kristiania, which is what Oslo was known as from 1877 to 1925 ... so the photo is somewhere in the 1906-1925 time frame.
Found at Garage Sale Warehouse in Beaverton, Oregon, September 2018.. Picture from Oslo, Norway. On the back is notation that the company was established in 1906. The photo is listed as being taken in Kristiania, which is what Oslo was known as from 1877 to 1925 ... so the photo is somewhere in the 1906-1925 time frame.
A photo of Nils and Ellen Marie Busterud
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Markus was only 5 when he was arrested by local police in order by the gestapo then sadly murdered at Auschwitz in 1942.
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Markus Ragner
Jul 3, 1937 - 1942
A photo of Hans Jacob Andersen
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A photo of Jeanette Hunter Choate (R) and companions - Rauma River, Ramsdalen, Norway, Fall 1923
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A photo of Grandma, Petra Bogstad, and her siblings. The little girl in the front with the white pinafore is my 93 year old grandmother, Petra Bogstad, in Norway beside her family's farm house. I love the proud look on my great Uncle Anton's face. He grew up knowing he was the "odelsgut" or the one in line to inherit the family farm.
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A photo of the William Salomonsen Salte Family, William Williamson is back row, 3rd from the right.
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William Williamson
Mar 17, 1889 - June 1969
Bellevue, Washington
A photo and biography of Taline B. Veiteberg. Source: Alle kvinners bøad nr. 53 1938.
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Taline B. Veiteberg
Dec 28, 1848 - Jun 20, 1940
A photo of Taline B. Veiteberg
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Taline B. Veiteberg
Dec 28, 1848 - Jun 20, 1940
Sigrid Hartvigsdatter Lunde, born at Senja in Troms county of Norway january the 5. 1883. This photo is taken in the early 1900, possibly in the US. Sigrid loved traveling and traveled first to Jamaica and then to Charleston, but went back to Norway where she married Erik Andersson Brenden.
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A photo of Karl Fredrik Albert Thommessen
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Karl Fredrik Albert Thommessen
Nov 22, 1898 - Jan 12, 1992
A photo of Mathias Ilseng
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Mathias Ilseng
Sep 20, 1866 - Sep 30, 1917
A photo of the obituary of August Buer
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Theodor August Isaksen Buer
Dec 26, 1831 - Jun 12, 1892
Telemark, Norge
A photo of Karl Fredrik Albert Thommessen and Randi Thommessen, they are the couple standing in the left of the image. I do not know who the bride is, or the rest of the wedding guests.Wedding in the 1950's?
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Karl Fredrik Albert Thommessen
Nov 22, 1898 - Jan 12, 1992
A photo of Augusta Marie (Buer) Ilseng
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Augusta Marie (Buer) Ilseng
Jan 21, 1871 - May 15, 1911
A photo of Nella Buer born 1876 in Skien, Telemark, Norway and died 1933.
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Nella Buer
Oct 6, 1878 - Jul 9, 1933
A photo of Nella Buer
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Nella Buer
Oct 6, 1878 - Jul 9, 1933
A photo of Maren Buer from Skien, Norway, apx 1880.
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Maren Buer
Oct 2, 1835 - Mar 25, 1883
Skien, Norway
A photo of the Øvergaard family gathered at the farm Skøien in Romedal. Late 1940's probably
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A photo of Mina and Ole Øvergaard on their wedding day, with Oliv and Inger Ekkeren as bridesmaids.
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Ole Øvergaard
Jun 3, 1904 - around September 2006
A photo of Oliv (Schøyen) Øvergaard
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Oliv (Schøyen) Øvergaard
Mar 7, 1871 - Dec 4, 1956
A photo of Oliv and Paul Øvergaard on their gold wedding anniversary, 16th Februrary 1949.
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Oliv (Schøyen) Øvergaard
Mar 7, 1871 - Dec 4, 1956
A photo of Paul and Oliv Øvergaard
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Oliv (Schøyen) Øvergaard
Mar 7, 1871 - Dec 4, 1956
A photo of Ole Øvergaard
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Ole Øvergaard
Jun 3, 1904 - around September 2006
A photo of Oliv (Schøyen) Øvergaard from 1894. Photographer: Inger Barth
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Oliv (Schøyen) Øvergaard
Mar 7, 1871 - Dec 4, 1956
Three generations from Hedmark county: A photo of Oliv Øvergaard, her daughter Karen Ekkeren and little Oliv Ekkeren, all in folk costumes from Hedmark.
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Karen (Øvergaard) Ekkeren
Jul 30, 1901 - Oct 11, 1990
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