This section mainly covers
Troms (Karlsøy, Tromsøsund, Balsfjord, Malangen, Målselv, Lenvik).
Please note that a family name often is identical to the name of their farm(s)!
Updated genealogy pages - Troms:
|Sophia Matthiasdatter Kierrisnæs||
The parents of Sophia was Kvens who had settled at
Kierrisnæs in Målselv.
The Kvens lives in northern Finland and the Tornedalen valley of northern Sweden. They speak a finnish-like language named Meänkieli, meaning «Our language».
Her father - Mats [Matthias] Hansson - was probably the son of
Hans Olofsson and Karin Matsdotter from Lainio in the parish of Jukkasjärvi.
Her mother - Dordie [Dorothea] Henriksdotter - was probably the daughter of
Henrik Matsson Kemiläinen and Sofia Niklasdotter Servio from the village of Jukkasjärvi.
Trine Henrichsdatter Hofnagel
Previously I have assumed that Aase Henrichsdatter was the daughter of Henrich Hofnagel
and the sister of Trine Henrichsdatter Hofnagel.
This was wrong, and is now corrected!
Julius got my mother, Hildur Aas/Christiansen, outside marriage in 1910.
In 1915 he also got the son Reidar Julius Aas/Clausen outside marriage with Laura Jensen.
Julius died from consumption in 1916.
|Nora Fredrike Jensine Nilsdatter||
My maternal grandmother married Adolf Johannes Christiansen on august 31, 1916, in Bergen.
The biography of Adolf contained many errors and is corrected.
In 1910 as well as in 1912 my mother was named Hildur Aas and not Hildur Nilsen!
She presumably lived with foster-parents in Bergen until she 6 years old moved to her mother and step-father in Christiania.
My maternal grandmother and her immediate ancestors:
Nora Fredrike Jensine Nilsdatter.
Born 30.06.1888 at Kragnæs, Tromsøysund (TR).
Died 23.10.1936 in Oslo (OS).
Nils Andreas Nilsen Grønaas/Kragnæs.
Born 29.10.1855 at Grønaasen Nedre, Balsfjord (TR).
Died 13.06.1923 in Tromsø (TR).
Farmer and fisherman.
Nils Hansen Grønaas/Rakfjord.
Born 1819 at Langstrand, Sletten (Sletnæs), Balsfjord (TR).
Died 25.12.1881 at Rakfjord, Tromsøysund (TR).
Elen Sophie Johannesdatter.
Born 23.04.1826 at Sletnæs, Nordkjosen, Balsfjord (TR).
Died 02.04.1893 at Rakfjord, Tromsøysund (TR).
Andrea Kildal Carlsdatter.
Born 14.08.1859 at Kragnæs, Tromsøysund (TR).
Died 17.07.1919 in Tromsø (TR).
Carl Frederik Pettersen Kragnæs.
Born 29.04.1832 at Kragnæs, Tromsøysund (TR).
Died 20.02.1901 at Kragnæs, Tromsøysund (TR).
Tenant farmer and fisherman.
Born 08.11.1831 at Sandøre (Sannes), Balsfjord (TR).
Died 16.07.1894 at Kragnæs, Tromsøysund (TR).
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