Rasmus Jørpeland`s Home farm

Ivar & Maren Olava Jørpeland

Rasmus & Dora Iversen

The Iversens

Generation 1

Rasmus Ivarson Jørpeland was born in 1835 in Kvalshaug, Jørpeland. He died in 1883 in Jørpeland. He married Anna Marie Pedersdtr. Vaula in 1864 in Jørpeland, daughter of Peder Bjørnson Vaula and Ingeborg Kristine Rasmusdatter Jørpeland.
She was born on 31 July 1841 in Grønnevold, Vaula. She died in 1888 in Jørpeland.

Notes for Rasmus Ivarson Jørpeland:
Rasmus Iverson Jørpeland was born on a cotterplace called “Kvalshaug”, his family later moved on to another cotterplace called “Jørpelands Garden”.
In 1864, he bought the farm “Hodel”, located central in Jørpeland. Jørpelands Garden was merged to the new farm.
Rasmus was also the owner of a freighter vessel which he operated in the Norwegian waters. Rasmus also worked on Norwegian sailships, serviceing overseas and in world wide trade.
Rasmus died at the age of 48 due to a lunge inflammation after ship wreckage with his own freighter in 1883. His wife Anna Marie, died in 1888 due to hearth grief by loss of her husband.

Rasmus Ivarson Jørpeland and Anna Marie Pedersdtr. Vaula had the following children:

i.
Anne Birgitte Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland was born in 1865 in Jørpeland. She married Karl Johan Ivarson Berekvam in 1895.
Karl Johan was son of Ivar Jonson and Inger Johanna Ivarsdotter Sørvik. Karl Johan was born in 1872.
Karl Johan was a sailor by trade and he also had his own ship, Forsøket. He serviced the Norwegian waters.

ii.
Ivar Rasmusson Jørpeland was born in 1867 in Jørpeland and he died in 1919 in Jørpeland.
He married Maren Olava Svendsdtr. in 1902 in Jørpeland, daughter of Svend Olsen Førland and Tobia Tormodsdatter Haukali.
Maren Olava was born on 01 March 1874 in Nordland, Forsand and she died in 1915 in Jørpeland.
Ivar, the oldest son took over the Jørpeland farm, after the dead of his father.

iii.
Peder Rasmusson Jørpeland was born on 13 Feb 1869 in Jørpeland. Peder never married. Peder imigrated to US in 1891, 22 year old. Peder farmed together with his younger brother Rasmus.
They both got themselvs their own farms in Minnesota, but operated the farms as one. Thei also shared their livng house on the farm.
Peder traveled in 1911 and 1912 back to Norway for visit. Peder died on 20 Mar 1929 in North Prairie Cemetery, Lanesboro, MN

iv.
Serine Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland was born on 19 Jul 1871 in Jørpeland and she died on 17 January 1938 in Whalan, Minnesota. Serine is buried at Whalan Lutheran Cemetery.
Information on Seriene Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland.
She Immigrated to USA in year 1893 She left Norway from Stavanger Harbor. Source; Digital archive in Norway, Identification number: 77138
In 1893 at the age of22 years old, she came to America, stopping at Lisbon, Illinois. There on December 19, 1894 she was married to Hans Mikkel Hanson whom she had known In Norway.
Hans Mikkal was born on 27 Oct 1874 in Norway and he died on 13 Nov 1962 in Winona, Minnesota. Hans Mikkal is buried at Whalan Lutheran Cemetery in Whalan, Minnesota.
The couple lived in Lisbon, Illinois for a few years before coming to Whalan, Minnesota in 1897. For nine years, they made Whalan their home and then they moved to the farm 1/2 mile east of town where they lived for 21 years.
Serine and Hans Mikkal had five children; Mary Inga, Ingeborg Bellah, Roy, Lillian Amalia, Selma
About 1928 they moved back to Whalan, Minnesota and this town has been their home. Mrs. Hanson had suffered much illness during her life. The past 30 years, she had been seriously ill for many weeks. On January 6, 1938, she went into a
coma and never regained consciousness. Her family was at her side day and night and cared for her. She had been active in the Whalan Lutheran Church. The funeral was held at the Whalan
Lutheran Church and she is buried at the Whalan Lutheran Cemetery. After Serine's death, Hans Mikkal married Wihelmena Meling in 1939 and she died in 1960 and is buried at Whalan Lutheran Cemetery in Whalan, Minnesota.

v.
Ingeborg Christine Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland was born in 1873 in Jørpeland. She died on 06 Sep 1915 in East Bokn. She married Andreas Johannesen Øvrebø.
He was born on 10 Oct 1876. He died on 13 Jan 1947 in Skudenes. For the Overby family, please se the Overby Family history on these web pages.

vi.
Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland was born on 24 Oct 1876 in Jørpeland. She died on 12 Dec 1956 in Sibley, Iowa. She married Albert Duncan Culbertson SR. on 01 Sep 1913 in Whalan,
Minnesota. He was born on 14 February 1847 in Cumberland, Pennsylvania and he died on 22 May 1922 in Whalan, Minnesota. Please see separate web page for Anna Maries history.

vii.
Rasmus Rasmusson Jørpeland was born on 24 Oct 1876 in Jørpeland. He died on 05 Jul 1936 in North Prairie, MN. He married Gurine Bertelsdtr. Førland on 17 Feb 1912 in Jørpeland,
Norway, daughter of Bertel Halvardsen Dalen Jørpeland and Inger TalletteAndersdtr. Torsteinsen. She was born in 1887 in Førland, Jørpeland. She died in North Prairie, MN.
Notes for Rasmus Rasmusson Jørpeland:Rasmus Rasmusson Jørpeland emigrated to US in 1891, 15 years old. Rasmus come to the home of his uncle T.T. Johnson in Holt Township. (Thore Thoreson Johnson Rotebakken) Thore was married with the sister of Anna Marie Vaula Jørpeland, Ingeborg.
Rasmus was twin with Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland. Rasmus farmed together with his elder brother Peder. Rasmus visited Norway in 1912 and married Gurine Førland. They both returned to Whalen MN were Rasmus had his farm.
His brother Peder was on the same vessel after a visit to Norway.
In 1920 US Federal Census they all three lives under the same roof on the farm in Arendahl Fillmore, Minnesota
Rasmus og Gurina had no children. When Peder died, Rasmus took over Peders part of the farm. When Rasmus died, Gurina married again with, James C. Anderson.
Documents from Registration Office in Preston, Filmore Country, Minnesota shows the various transactions between Peder to Rasmus to Gurina an onto Gurinas new husband, James C. Anderson. James later married Julia.

viii.
Paul Rasmusson Jørpeland was born in 1879 in Jørpeland. He married Georgine Olsdtr. Tungland. She was born in 1881 in Tungland, Jørpeland.

 

Generation 2.

Anne Birgitte Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland (2), was born in 1865 in Jørpeland. She married Karl Johan Ivarson Berekvam in 1895.
Karl Johan Ivarson Berekvam and Anne Birgitte Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland had the following children;

i.
Johan Johanesen Jørpeland, was born in 1891.
Notes for Johan Johannesen Jørpeland; Johan was son of Anne Birgitte Jørpeland prior to she married Karl Johan Ivarson Berekvam.
When Johan imigrated to US, he called himself John Jørpeland.

ii.
Anna Marie Berekvam was born on 13 October 1894.
She married Gilbert J. Gullickson on 21 September 1918. He was born on 09 March 1884 and he died on 25 January 1959. Anna Marie died on 01 Mar 1958.

iii.
Ivar Ivarson Berekvam, was born on 03 Sep 1896 in Jelsa, Norway.
He died on 06 Jan 1984 in Whalen, Minnesota. Ivar married Dorthea Gnetta Dammen on 14 February 1926.

iv.
Johannes Berekvam, was born in 1901. (we have little information on Johannes)

v.
Rasmus Iver Berekvam, was born on 06 August 1898 in Jelsa, Norway.
He died on 23 April 1957. He married Cora Maria Hasleiet on 01 April 1925. Cora was born on 19 June 1905 and she died on 28 May 1966.

vi.
Inger Berekvam, was born in 1905. She married Herman Hermanson


Generation 2.

Ivar Rasmusen Jørpeland (2), was born in 1867 in Jørpeland. He died in 1919 in Jørpeland. He married Maren Olava Svendsdatter in 1902 in Jørpeland,
daughter of Svend Olsen Førland and Tobia Tormodsdatter Haukali. She was born on 01 March 1874 in Nordland, Forsand and she died in 1915 in Jørpeland.
Notes for Maren Olava Svendsdatter: Maren Olava foreldre Svend Olsen & Tobia Tormodsdatter, lived on the cotter place "Førlandsheien", grn.46, brn, 3.
This place was also called "Rotabakken" and was located on Leite, on the Jørpeland side of the hill.
Ivar Rasmussen Jørpeland and Maren Olava Svendsdatter had the following children:

i.
Sigrid Rasmusen Jørpeland, was born in 1902. She married (1) Einar L. Larsen He was born in 1900 and he died in 1968.
Sigrid married (2) Alfred Oliver Mortensen. He was born in 1907. They were later divorced.

ii.
Rasmus Iverson Jørpeland, was born in 1904 in Jørpeland. As the oldest son and togheter with his brother Martin, they inhered the farm Hodel, post their fathers dead in 1919.
Rasmus was than only 15 years old and Martin only 13 year. It was appointed a local adult male guardianship for these young boys
This was a big responsibility for a these young men and they ran the farm to 1928, when it was sold at auction.
Rasmus died 21 april 1972 in Jørpeland. He married Tedora (Dora) Teodorsdtr, daughter of Teodor Tobiassen and Ingeborg Marie Eliasdtr. Bjelland.
She was born on 04 Jun 1903 in Øvre Hetland, Helleland (Skipstad). She died on 07 Aug 1989 in Jørpeland. They had the following childrens; Odd, Ingeborg, Maren Olava, Ingfrid, Ruth Torunn, Torhild, Ragnar and Terje

 

iii.
Martin Ivarson Jørpeland, was born in 1906. He married Gudrun Kristiansen.

iv.
Sven Ivarson Jørpeland, was born in 1909 in Jørpeland and he died in Jørpeland, 21st April 1991. Svend married Maria Magdalena Gioeles Starzengruber.
They had a daughter Magda Iversen.

v.
Anna Marie Ivarsdtr. Jørpeland was born in 1912. Maria married Nils Mæle. He was born in Årdal, Ryfylke.
They had a son, Sigurd Mæle.

vi.
Tobia Jørpeland (daughter of Ivar Rasmussen Jørpeland and Maren Olava Svendsdatter) was born in 1914 in Hodl, Jørpeland. She died in 1915 in Hodl, Jørpeland.


Generation 2.
Peder Rasmuson, Jørpeland (2) was born 13 February 1869 in Jørpeland and he died in 20 Marsh 1929. In 1891 he imigrated to US, Lansboro MN. Peder never married. He is burried at North Prairie Cementary, Lanesboro, MN


Generation 2.
Serine Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland (2) (Rasmus Ivarsen 1 ) was born on 19 July 1871 in Jørpeland. She died on 17 January 1938 in Whalen, MN. and is buried at Whalan Lutheran Cemetery.
She married Hans Mikkel Hanson on 19 December 1894 in Lisbon,
Notes for Serine Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland: Seriene Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland Immigrated to USA year 1893 from Stavanger Harbor Digital archive in Norway, Identification number: 77138.
In 1893 at the age of22 years old, she came to America, stopping at Lisbon, Illinois. There on December 19, 1894 she was married to Hans Mikkel Hanson whom she had known In Norway.
In 1910 Anna Marie R. Jørpeland lived with Hans M. Hanson and Serine Jørpeland Hanson. Serine and Anna Marie was sisters.

Hans Mikal was born on October 27, 1874 in Norway, died November 13, 1962 in Winona, Minnesota, and is buried at Whalan Lutheran Cemetery in Whalan, Minnesota.
They lived in Lisbon, Illinois for a few years before coming to Whalan, Minnesota in 1897. For nine years, they made Whalan their home and then they
moved to the farm 1/2 mile east of town where they lived for 21 years.

About 1928 they moved back to Whalan, Minnesota and this town has been their home. Mrs. Hanson had suffered much illness during her life.
The past 30 years, she had been seriously ill for many weeks. On January 6, 1938, she went into a coma and never regained consciousness.
Her family was at her side day and night and cared for her. She had been active in the Whalan Lutheran Church. The funeral was held at the
Whalan Lutheran Church and she is buried at the Whalan Lutheran Cemetery.
After Serine's death, he married Wihelmena Meling in 1939 and she died in 1960 and is buried at Whalan Lutheran Cemetery in Whalan, Minnesota.

They had five children Mary Inga (3) Ingeborg Bellah (3) Roy (3) Lillian Amalia (3) Selma (3)

i.
Mary Inga Hanson, was born 22 april 1895 in lisbon, Illinois and she died 13 september 1969 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin Hospital. She married Oscar Martin Hoff.

ii.
Ingeborg Bellah Hanson was born on 20 Dec 1896 in Lisbon, Illinois. She died on 25 Feb 1980 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
She married (1) Artur Edward Storlie in 1919. He died in 1931. She married (2) Alfred Zehren.

iii.
Roy Hanson was born on 03 Oct 1898 in Whalan, Minnesota. He died on 13 Nov 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota. Roy married Clara Bertina Førland on 17 Oct 1926 in Ostrander, Minnesota.
She was daughter of Ole Førland and Laura. Clara was born on 03 May 1909 in LeRoy, Minnesota.
NNotes for Roy Hanson:Roy & Clara Hanson are burried next to one other at Grandviiew Memorial Gardens at Rochester, Minnesota

iv.
Lillian Amalia Hanson was born on 26 Jul 1900 in Whalan, Minnesota. She died on 21 Jul 1980 in Bismark, North Dakota Hospital. She married Stewart Marshall Strang on 16 Jun 1928 in Lanesboro, Minnesota,
He was son of Charles Gilbert Strang and Maude, Northway. He was born on 13 Jul 1901 in Thor, Iowa. He died on 17 Aug 1965 in Bismark, North Dakota Hospital.

v.
Selma Hanson (daughter of Hans Mikkel Hanson and Serine Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland) was born on 03 May 1906 in Whalan, Minnesota. S
he died on 22 Feb 1993 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. She married Joseph Dettinger. He was born on 21 Apr 1900. He died on 06 May 1988 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Notes for Selma Hanson:Selma is buried at the CatholicCemetery, LaCross, Wisconsin


Generation 2.
Ingeborg Christine Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland (2) was born in 1873 in Jørpeland. She died on 06 Sep 1915 in East Bokn.
She married Andreas Johannesen Øvrebø. He was born on 10 Oct 1876. He died on 13 Jan 1947 in Skudenes. Andreas Johannesen Øvrebø and Ingeborg Christine Rasmusdtr.
Jørpeland had the following children:

i.
Ras (Rasmus Øvrebø) (3) was born on 22 Jun 1901 in East Bokn. He died in LaCrosse, WI. He married Marjorie Lodahl in Whalen, MN. She was born on 10 Jul 1912 in LaCrosse, WI. She died on 12 Sep 1975 in LaCrosse, WI.

ii.
Joe (Johanes Øvrebø) Overby was born on 15 Jun 1903 in East Bokn.
He died on 28 Sep 1984 in Brained, MN. He married Selma Olsen in Whalen, MN. She was born on 16 Oct 1909 in Whalen, MN. She died on 27 May 1992 in Walker, MN.

iii.
Arnt Marcelius ( Øvrebø) Overby was born on 13 Dec 1905 in East Bokn.
He died on 06 Jul 1959 in Minneapolis, MN. He married Margaret E. Hildestad. She was born on 12 Oct 1915 in St. Paul, MN.

iv.
Alma Øvrebø was born on 03 Nov 1908 in East Bokn. She died on 24 Sep 1985 in Skudenes. She married Gabriel Apeland. He was born on 25 Feb 1907 in Skudenes. He died on 25 Mar 1985 in Skudenes.

v.
Oline B. Øvrebø was born on 23 Nov 1912. She died on 02 Sep 1924.

vi.
Ingleiv Andreas Øvrebø was born on 15 Aug 1915. He died on 06 Sep 1915.


Generation 2.

Rasmus Rasmuson Jørpeland (2) was born 24 October 1876 in Jørpeland. He married Gurina Bertelsdtr. Førland in 17 February 1912.
Rasmus Rasmussen Jørpeland emigrated to US in thr spring of 1891, 15 years old. He come to the home of his uncle T.T. Johnson in Holt Township. (Thore Thoreson Johnson Rotebakken, See separate web page)
Rasmuss was twins with Anna Marie Jørpeland. Rasmus farmed toghether with his elder brother Peder. Rasmus visited Norway in 1912 and married Gurine. They both returned to Whalen MN were Rasmus had his farm.
His brother Peder was on the same vessel after a visiting Norway.
In 1920 US Federal Census calls all three lives on their farm in Arendahl Fillmore, Minnesota


Generation 2.

Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland (2) was born on 24 Oct 1876 in Jørpeland.
Notes for Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland: After her parents died, Anna Marie was taken in by a first cousin, 12 year old.
When she immigrated to USA she make use of the name: Anna Marie Larson Sagaard, (Norwegian customs to take surname after the farm)
Berta Pedersdtr. Vaula was married to the farm Sagaard. The conclusion is therefore that Anna Marie lived on Sagaard from the time she lost her parents when she was 12, and
to the time she emigrated to USA in 1900, 24 year old. All other options with related to first cousins are checked and no links have been found.
In 1853 Peder Bjørnson Vaula and Ingeborg Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland bought the cotterplace Sagaard. Their daughter Berta and her husband Lars also lived on Sagaard.
Peder and Ingeborg lived on the farm to they died in 1877 / 1870
Source; Terje Iversen and local Jørpeland history books.

Anna Marie married Albert Duncan Culbertson and Albert Duncan Culbertson SR. and Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland had the following children: See separat web page for Anna Marie Jørpeland.

i.
Ann Jennie (Jeanette) 3 Culbertson (daughter of Albert Duncan Culbertson SR. and Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland) was born on 11 Jun 1914 in Whalan, MN. She married Oliver George Whiteis on 31 May 1942 in GlenAvonChurch, Duluth, MN.
He was born on 24 May 1913. He died on 16 Aug 1980 in Mason City, Iowa.

ii.
Albert Duncan Culbertson SR. (son of Albert Duncan Culbertson SR. and Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland) was born on 16 Mar 1916 in Whalan, MN. He died on 23 Mar 1979 in Whalan, MN.
He married Mildred Evelyn Honsey on 10 Nov 1937 in Peterson. She was born on 30 Aug 1919. She died on 23 Dec 1967 in Rochester, MN.

iii.
Mildred Mary Ann Culbertson (daughter of Albert Duncan Culbertson SR. and Anna Marie Rasmusdtr. Jørpeland) was born on 03 Dec 1918 in Whalan, Minnesota. She died on 12 Dec 1958.
She married (1) Elmer Vincent mrozek. She married (2) Allie Percival Johnson. He was born in 1904 in 1969.?


Generation 2.
Paul Raasmusen Jørpeland (2) was born in 1879 in Jørpeland. He married Georgine Olsdtr. Tungland. She was born in 1881 in Tungland, Jørpeland.
Paul Rasmussen Jørpeland and Georgine Olsdtr. Tungland had the following children:

i.
Maria 3 Jørpeland (daughter of Paul Rasmussen Jørpeland and Georgine Olsdtr. Tungland) was born in 1905. She died in 1977.

ii.
Marta Jørpeland (daughter of Paul Rasmussen Jørpeland and Georgine Olsdtr. Tungland) was born in 1910 in Jørpeland. She married Henrik Rasmusen in 1927 in Jørpeland, son of Johan Albert Rasmussen and Gjertrud Birgitte Olsen.
He was born in 1906 in Stavanger.

iii.
Rasmus Paulsen Jørpeland (son of Paul Rasmussen Jørpeland and Georgine Olsdtr. Tungland) was born in 1912. He married Erna Johanna Myge in 1937. She was born in 1915 in Myge, Avaldsnes. She died in 1992.


Prepared By: Terje Iversen
Address: Øvre Barkvedv. 186, 4100 Jørpeland Norway
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Email: terjeiversen@lyse.net