Thorwal Slotten was born 4 Aug 1870 - Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN.Thorwal married Maren Sofie Martinsdatter Soby, 28 Jul 1895 in Dwight, Richland County, ND.Thorwal died 19 Jul 1904 and is buried in Dwight, ND.Sofie was born 10 Oct 1876 in Rödenes, Østfold, Norway and died 15 Sep 1955 in Fargo, Cass County, ND. Sofie is also buried in Dwight, ND.Thorwal was the son of Andreas Toresen of Slåttene (Slotten), Nes, Hedmark, Norway and Lise Taalesdatter of Bye, Nes, Hedmark, Norway.They were married 5 Feb 1870 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN.
Thorwal and Sofie had four children: Andrew, (Agnes) Luella, Harold, and Swanhilde.
Andreas Slotten was born 19 Sep 1840 in Nes, Hedmark, Norway to Thore Johansen and Lisbeth Andersdatter.He died 16 Aug 1902 in Minneapolis, MN and was buried in Dwight, Richland County, ND.Lise Bye Slotten was born 4 Dec 1843 (a twin) to Tollef (Taale) Thorsen (of Bye) and Gunnor Larsdatter (of Balstad)in Nes, Hedmark, Norway.Lise died 5 Apr 1906 Breckinridge, Otter Tail County, MN and was buried in Dwight, Richland County, ND.
Andreas (Andrew) and Lise had three children, of which 2 grew to adulthood:Thorwal and Gunda.
Thore Johansen was born 13 Dec 1804 at Wigerødegaard, Furnes, Hedmark, Norway to Johan Taastensen and Johani Olsdatter.He married Lisbeth Andersdatter 3 Nov 1837 in Furnes, Hedmark, Norway.Lisbeth Andersdatter was born about 15 Apr 1804 (christened)at Field in Strøm, Sør Odal, Hedmark, Norway to Anders Pedersen and Kari Nielsdatter.
Johan and Johani had at least five children:Mari, Ole, Thore, Anne, and Anders.
Anders and Kari had at least three children:Lisbeth, Joran, and Niels.Anders was married prior to Kari.His first wife, whom Lisbeth was named for was Lisbet Simensdatter, and they had at least three children:Ronnue, Goro, and Marthe.
Tollef (Taale) Thorsen was born 26 Apr 1814 at Vestre Bye in Nes, Hedmark, Norway to Thor Pedersen and Gjoa Olsdatter.He married Gunnor Larsdatter of Balstad 22 Nov 1838 in Nes, Hedmark, Norway.Gunnor Larsdatter was born 24 Sep 1817 at Balstad in Nes, Hedmark, Norway to Lars Torsen and Maria Haagensdatter.
Taale and Gunnor had at least five children:Gine Maria, twins Thor and Lise, Peder, and Thea.
Johan Taastensen (Tostensen) b. abt. 1771
married before 1799 to:
Johani Olsdatter b. abt. 1771
Anders Pedersen (Persen) b. abt. 1753
married 25 Jul 1800 Sør Odal, Hedmark, Norway to:
Kari Nielsdatter b. abt. 1773
Thor Pedersen of Vestre Bye Farm b. 12 Dec 1756, Nes, Hedmark, Norway.
married bef. 1789 in Nes, Hedmark, Norway to:
Gjoa (Giøa) Olsdatter b. 12 Feb 1770 Nes, Hedmark, Norway.
Lars Torsen of Balstad Farm b.18 May 1783, Nes, Hedmark, Norway.
married abt. 1812 in Nes, Hedmark, Norway to:
Maria Haagesndatter of Kise Farm b. 19 Jan 1793, Nes, Hedmark, Norway.
Anders Pedersen son of Peder Olsen b. 1722 and Ronnue Andersdatter b. 4 Apr 1728
Thor Pedersen son of Peder Torsen b. 22 Jul 1725 at Bye farm, Nes, Hedmark, Norway and Berthe Erichsdatter.
Gjoa Olsdatter daughter of Ole Ericksen and Anne Johannesdatter.
Lars Torsen son of Thor Larsen of Balstad Farm and Gunnor Pedersdatter of Bye Farm.
Maria Haagesdatter daughter of Haagen Magnussen of Kise Farm and Helene Hansdatter b. 1766, d. 13 May 1844.
Maren Sofie Martinsdatter Soby daughter of Martin Kristensen and Anna Christina Pedersdatter.Martin was born about 1837 in Rødnæs, Østfold, Norway and died between 1900-04 in Norway.Anna was born 12 Dec 1842 in Aremark, Østfold, Norway 12 Dec 1842.They married about 1864 and had several children; Karoline, Johanne Mathea, and Maren.Other children that may have possible been their's: Hilda Elisa and Peder.