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Emelia's Direct Line:
Emelia J. Campbell —> Rachelle M. Bursheim —> Dean W. Bursheim —> Meredith I. Raaen —> Oscar O. Raaen —> Ole S. Raaen —> Sevat S. Vangen, Jr. —> Sevat S. Vangen, Sr. —> Sevat Olson Thon —> Ola Sevatsen Thon



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Meredith Isabel Raaen

Born: 28 Oct 1918 at Winger, Polk Co., MN
 

Father: Oscar O. Raaen
Mother: Ragna Snustad

Marriage: 16 Jun 1940 in MN to Robert Marvin "Bob" Bursheim (1912-1995). Two children.


Children by Robert Marvin "Bob" Bursheim:

1.

Neil Robert Bursheim, Sr. (1941- ) m. Carol Eleanor Anderson

2.

Dean William Bursheim (1944- ) m. Chyrl Ann Hustad

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Oscar O. Raaen

Born: 10 May 1896 at Waukon, Norman Co., MN
Died: 19 Feb 1988 at Fosston, Polk Co., MN

Burial: Dovre Cemetery, Winger Twp., Polk Co., MN

Father: Ole Sevatsen Raaen
Mother: Maria Halverson

1st Marriage: 27 Oct 1917 at Winger, Polk Co., MN to Ragna Snustad (1895-1937). Three children.

2nd Marriage: 28 May 1960 in Polk Co., MN to Inga Othelia (Storm) Nelson (1902-1998). No children.

Occupation: farmer, car salesman


Children by Ragna Snustad:

1.

Meredith Isabel Raaen (1918- ) m. Robert Marvin "Bob" Bursheim

2.

William L. Raaen (1923- ) m. Geraldine "Gerrie" Fossen

3.

Avis M. Raaen (1927-2001) m. Dean Johnson

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Ole Sevatsen Raaen

Born: 13 May 1857 Rosaasen, Hurdal, Akershus, Norway
Died: 14 Mar 1958 at Salem, Marion Co., OR

Burial: Winger Cemetery, Winger, Polk Co., MN

Father: Sevat Sevatsen Vangen, Jr.
Mother: Liv Olsdatter Asgrimplass

Marriage: 2 Jan 1883 at Twin Valley, Norman Co., MN to Maria Halverson (1855-1927). Eight children.

Occupation: farmer


Children by Maria Halverson:

1.

Henry Olaf Raaen (1881-1985) m. Minnie D. _____

2.

Tilda L. Raaen (1883-1986) m. Lars Eve Foss

3.

Mina O. Raaen (1885-1969) m. Hermo E. Foss

4.

Sivert O. Raaen (1889-1972) m. Ragna Erickson

5.

Live "Lillian" Raaen (1887-1960) m. William Ralph Paske, Sr.

6.

Edward Raaen (1891-1973) m. Dora Malen Engebritson
 

7.

Clara Mathilda Raaen (1893-1918) m. Mr. Jorgenson
 

8.

Oscar O. Raaen (1896-1988) m1. Ragna Snustad; m2. Inga Othelia (Storm) Nelson

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Sevat Sevatsen Vangen, Jr.

Born: 18 Dec 1818 in Aal, Buskerud, Norway
Died: 15 Jul 1909 in Aal, Buskerud, Norway

Father: Sevat Sevatsen Vangen, Sr.
Mother: Turid Levorsdatter Espegard

Marriage: 1842 in Norway to Liv Olsdatter Asgrimplass (1821-1887). Seven children.

Occupation: farmer


Children by Liv Olsdatter Asgrimplass:

1.

Levor Sevatsen Raaen (c.1848-?). No further information.

2.

Tosten Sevatsen Raaen (1852-1911) m. Marit Olsdatter Ronningen. Immigrated to U.S.

3.

Engebret Sevatsen Raaen (1854-1940) m. Kari Ronningen. Immigrated to U.S.

4.

Ole Sevatsen Raaen (1857-1958) m. Maria Halvorson

5.

Turi Sevatsdatter Raaen (1863-?). No further information.

6.

Sevat Sevatsen Raaen (1865-1961) m. Randi Larsdatter Radke. Immigrated to U.S.

7.

Mari Sevatsdatter Raaen (1842-1892) m. Ole Ericksen Rodningen


Sevat Sevatson Vangen, Sr.

Born: 1793 in Aal, Buskerud, Norway
Died:
about 1893 in Norway

Father: Sevat Olson Thon
Mother: Mari Embriksdatter Slåtten

Marriage: 1818 in Norway to Turid Levorsdatter Espegard (1798-aft.1875). Four known children.

Occupation: craftsman
 


Children by Turid Levorsdatter Espegard:

1.

Sevat Sevatsen Vangen, Jr. (1818-1909) m. Liv Olsdatter Asgrimplass

2.

Engebret Sevatsen Vangen (c.1823-c.1917). Was married and had four children.

3.

Ole Sevatsen Vangen (no dates). Was married and had six children.

4.

Gro Sevatsdatter Vangen (c.1835-?). No further information.


Sevat Olson Thon

Born: 1749 in Norway
Died: unknown

Father: Ola Sevatson Thon
Mother: Margit Knutsdatter Kyrkjedeld

Marriage: date unknown, in Norway to Mari Embriksdatter Slåtten (1756-?). One known child.


Children by Mari Embriksdatter Slåtten:

1.

Sevat Sevatsen Vangen, Sr. (1793-c.1893) m. Turid Levorsdatter Espegard


Ola Sevatson Thon

Born: 1720 in Norway
Died: 1766 in Norway

Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

Marriage: date unknown, in Norway to Margit Knutsdatter Kyrkjedeld. One known child.
 


Children by Margit Knutsdatter Kyrkjedeld:

1.

Sevat Olson Thon (1749-?) m. Mari Embriksdatter Slåtten

Norse Highlanders Genealogy

Raaen Ancestry

Created: 17 Sep 2008
Modified: 15 Apr 2010

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