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1916 Saskatchewan Census - Peter Wignes & family.
1916 Saskatchewan Census - Peter Wignes & family.
1916 Saskatchewan Census of Peter Wignes & his wife Inger and their 3 kids, Selma, Gladys & Svend taken on their farm on S.E. Section 30, Township 35, Range 24 & West of the 2nd Meridian in the Rural Municipality of Wolverine.
 
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Death Record for Magla
Death Record for Magla
Death Record for Magla from 1883 (#6) listed in the Finnøy, Rogaland church book.
 
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Hesby Church, Rogaland, Norway
Hesby Church, Rogaland, Norway
Hesby, the only church on the island of Finnøy, was built around 1250 AD.
Hesby, den einaste kyrkjå på øynå var bygd umkring 1250.
 
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Høiland Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
Høiland Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
Høiland Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery located on South East of Section 3, Township 36 and Range 24 West of 2nd, in the Rural Municipality of Wolverine, Saskatchewan, Canada.
 
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Inger Eide Immigration Into United States 1910
Inger Eide Immigration Into United States 1910
Immigration record for Inger Jakobsdotter Eide #16, crossing the Canadian border into the United States.
She left Liverpool, England on May 6, 1910 sailing on the Empress Of Ireland and arrived at the Port of Quebec, Canada on May 13, 1910. She was listed as 23 years old, single, occupation was a servant, was able to read and write, she was a citizen of Norway, of the Norwegian race. Her last residence was at Stavanger , Norway. Her nearest relative was her father, Jakob Eide of Sand, Norway. Her final destination in the United States was to Buxton, North Dakota, in which she had a ticket to this final destination. Her passage was paid by herself. She had on her possesion $60.00. She was never in the United States before. Inger was going to join her friend Martha Olsen in Buxton, Traill County, North Dakota. She was never in a prison, almshouse or supported by charity. Was not a polygamist or anarchist. and was not under contract (express or implied) to labor in the US. Her condition of health, mental and physical were good and she was not deformed or crippled in any way. Her height was 5 feet 8 inches with a fair complexion and having brown hair with blue eyes. She had no marks of identification. Her country of birth was Norway in(near) the town of Sand.
 
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Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide
Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide
 
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Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide and Unknown pre 1910
Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide and Unknown pre 1910
This picture of Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide (at left) and unknown was taken in Sand or Stavanger, Rogaland County, Norway before 1910.
Any info on who the unknown person is (possibly a relative or friend from the Sand/Sauda or Stavanger area) would be greatly appreciated. Please contact us.
 
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Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide Baptismal 1885
Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter Eide Baptismal 1885
Baptismal record (from the Sand church official record) for Inger Henriette Jakobsdotter, #19 on bottom column left hand side of page.
It states she was born Oct. 14, 1885 and baptised in Sand church Nov. 1, 1885.
Her parents were "sagmeistar' (master sawmiller) Jakob Sveinsson Eide and (wife) Gundla Ingemundsdotter.
Her residence at the time of birth was on the Eide farm and gives the birth year for her parents as 1857 (Jakob) and 1864 (Gundla).
It lists her Godparents (sponsors):
(a pensioner & Inger`s grandfather) Svein Gabrielsson Eide,
Jon Larsson Eide,
(a bachelor & Inger`s distant cousin) Lars Hadleson Eide,
(a wife & Inger`s aunt) Ragnhild Sveinsdotter Maldal and
(a maiden{never married} & Inger`s aunt) Helena Sveinsdotter Eide.
 
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Magla Svendsdotter Baptism 1850
Magla Svendsdotter Baptism 1850
Baptism record for Magla from the Hjelmeland church book record, Hjelmeland, Rogaland. Magla (#36) was born May 6, 1850 to unwed parents: (bachelor) Svend Hoskuldsson Hammaren and (maiden) Bergitte (Britte) Tarjeisdotter Espeland.
 
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Marriage Record for Gunnar and Magla
Marriage Record for Gunnar and Magla
Marriage record (#6) from the Finnøy, Rogaland church book.
 
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Marriage Record For Gunnar Gunnarsson Vignes And Serina Toresdotter
Marriage Record For Gunnar Gunnarsson Vignes And Serina Toresdotter
Record taken from the Finnøy church book. #6 shows 2nd marriage for Gunnar Gunnarsson who was a cotter/tenant farmer on the (north) Vignes farm and the 1st marriage for Serina Toresdotter who was a servant on the (north) Vignes farm.
 
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Peter & Inger Wignes Marriage Record 1911
Peter & Inger Wignes Marriage Record 1911
Marriage record of Peter & Inger Wignes taken from the Høiland Church Record book. It states they were married on May 14, 1911 in the Humboldt district of Saskatchewan. It gives their ages and birth place, (Stavanger area, Norway, for Peter and Sand, Norway, for Inger). The witnesses were Elias and (his wife) Marit Stensland. It also states Peter and Inger were not members of the Høiland congregation at the time of their marriage.
 
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Peter Gunnarsson Wignes
Peter Gunnarsson Wignes
Picture of Peter Wignes taken in Norway probably between 1902-05.
 
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Peter Wignes Baptism 1888 (Official Copy)
Peter Wignes Baptism 1888 (Official Copy)
This is the baptism record for Peter #4, taken from the Hesby "Official" Church Book. It states the birth and baptismal dates. Peter`s parents :
"husmann" (cotter or tenant farmer) Gunnar Gunnarsson and Serina Toresdotter (the pastor mispelled her name with Gurine), their residence on nore (north) Vignes and their birth years are given. Peter`s Godparents (sponsors) were "snikkar" (carpenter) Ola Tollaksson Landa (Peter`s uncle), "gardbrukar" (farmer) Åsmund Olson Steinnes, "bakar" (baker) Johannes Mehus, "kone" (wife) Karen Steinnes, "pike" (maiden) Sissel søre Vignes & Severine Olsdotter søre Vignes.
 
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Peter Wignes Confirmation Record 1902
Peter Wignes Confirmation Record 1902
This is Peter`s Confirmation record from the Hesby church records.
Peter (#7) was confirmed on Oct. 5, 1902 in Hesby church on Finnøy.
It gives his birth and baptismal dates, his birth place of Vignes (north) and his residence as Vignes (north).
His parents were "husmann" (tenant farmer) Gunnar Gunnarsson and Serina (it was written Gurine) Toresdotter.
It gives his small pox vaccination date of July 8, 1888 and vaccinated by G. Rode.
Peter received remarks of "very good" for his religious knowledge and conduct.
 
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Peter Wignes Immigration 1905
Peter Wignes Immigration 1905
Immigration record for Peter Wignes #12.
He left Liverpool, England on Feb. 15, 1905 sailing on the S.S. Baltic and arrived in New York City, USA, on Feb. 24, 1905. His name was spelled Peder Vignes, age 17, single, occupation was farmer, was able to read and write, citizen of Norway, of the Scandinavian race, his last residence was at Stavanger (area), Norway, his new destination was to Dunbar, Marshall County, Iowa in which he had a ticket that he paid for himself, he had $125.00 cash (or $12.50) on him, he was going to join up with a friend John Melling who lived at Dunbar, Marshall County, Iowa, he was never in a prison or institution, he was not a Polygamist or Anarchist, his mental and physical condition of health was good and he was not deformed or crippled.
 
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Sand Church, Rogaland, Norway
Sand Church, Rogaland, Norway
Sand Church was built in 1852 and this picture was taken in 1913.
Sand kyrkje var bygd i 1852 og detta biletet er teki i 1913.
 
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Vignes Farm
Vignes Farm
Picture of Gunnar Gunnarsson and family on the Vignes farm (Pålsurå) taken 1901-02.
From left is: Marta, Magla, Serina holding Georg, Peter, Torvald and Gunnar.

Gunnar Gunnarsson og huslyden på nore Vignes (Pålsurå) umkring 1901-02.
Frå vinstre: Marta, Magla, Serina hjå Georg i armen, Peter, Torvald og Gunnar.