NameAmund Nielsen Livdalen
Birth18 Jul 1816, Gulsvig-plass, Flaa in Nes, Buskerud, Norway
Baptism4 Aug 1816
Livednear Olberg (or Oberg) Sundet in Krodsherad; Moved to Flaa in Nes in 1850; left for America from here
Death24 Aug 1874, Spring Grove, Minnesota
EducationIn 1861 when he left Norway for the US, he was called called Amund Nielsen Vaeteren;
MiscellanyDied in an accident at age 58. Church Record GS 35249 35244.
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Birth19 Sep 1821, Olberg-eie, Krodsherad, Buskerud, Norway
Baptism16 Oct 1861, Olberg-eie, Krodsherad, Buskerud, Norway
Death11 Jun 1901, Hickson, North Dakota
BurialNorth Pleasant Cemetery, Hickson, North Dakota
MiscellanyAfter her husband died in 1874, Thuri moved to Hickson, ND to live with her son Amund.
FatherErich Aslesen Olberg-eie (1774-1851)
MotherElse Thoresdatter (1792-)
Marriage21 Apr 1842
ChildrenGunild (1842-)
 Else Amundsdatter (1844-1932)
 Nils Amundsen (1847-)
 Erik Amundsen (1853-1925)
 Amund Amundsen (1856-1929)
 Knud Amundsen (1860-1861)
 Knud (Knut) Amundsen (1864-1940)
 Albert Teodor (1866-)
Notes for Amund Nielsen Livdalen
The family moved from Krodsherad to Flaa in Nes in 1850, but three years later their fifth child (Erik) was still christened in Krodsherad.

See also for the “Kolbjørn Livdahl Family History” by Stanley M. Johnson which includes an account of the brothers Knud & Amund, sons of Niels Amundsen & Gunille Gulsvig who emigrated to the United States in the early 1860s, settling near other Norwegian immigerants in Spring Grove, Minnesota.

“Amund Livdalen (Livdal)--18th century; lived near Alberg [Olberg?], Sundet in Krodsherad, near Drammen, Norway” -- Jean Frost

“Emigrated in 1860 and settled in Spring Grove, MN -- RB Frost

“Brothers Knut and Amund came to America. Amund came in 1860.” -- Marie Tingelstad in Corvallis, daughter of Berit Livdal Tingelstad.

Research Note: Ragnhild Holje, a Norwegian genealogist in Salt Lake City, found records on the Amundsen-Livdahl-Ellingson family in parish records from the Buskerud region of Norway: Krodsherad (GS 17789, 35250) and Fla in Nes (GS 35244).
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