Re: Elius (Elias) Nilson Tweten- looking for his parents' information
I found a record of him leaving Oslo in 1907 with destination listed as Chicago.It also says he was an evangelist.
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Martin Elius Nilsen Tveten
b. 18 May 1888 Bamble, Telemark
b. 18 May 1888
father:Nils Peter Knutsen Tveten
mother:Jakobine Mathilde Eliasdtr.
Date:19 Nov 1880
Groom:Niels Peter Knutsen Tveten
Birthdate:3 Aug 1853
Groom's father:Knut Larsen
Bride:Jakobine Matilde Eliasdtr.
Birthdate:8 Oct 1854
Bride's father:Elias Kristensen (Bresand?)
I found these on the Digitalarkivet website.
From FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org)
b. 3 Aug 1853
chr. 11 Sept 1853 Bamble, Telemark
Father:Knut Larsen Tveten
Mother:Marthe Pernille Jensdtr.
b. 8 Oct 1854
chr. 19 Nov 1854 Bamble, Telemark
Father:Elias Kristensen Vaagøen
Mother:Marthe Kirstine Pedersdtr.
There is a bygdebok for Bamble which probably has lots of information on the ancestors of these people.
I'm not related.