Hans Peder Olsen (1844-1919) of Egeland was a sea captain in Chicago, Illinois.
- Hans Peder Olsen Egeland
- Hans Peter Olson on his death certificate
- Ole Hansen Egeland (1814-1880), who was born on Egeland farm and baptized in Herad
- Ingeborg Katrine Pedersdatter (1812-1879) of Liknes
Birth and baptismEdit
He was born on April 17, 1844 and was baptized on April 28, 1844 at Herad parish in Farsund, Norway.
- Helene Andrea Olsdatter Egeland (1841-1926) who was baptized in Herad, Farsund.
- Anne Malene Olsdatter Egeland (1846-?) who was baptized in Herad, Farsund. She might have emigrated to Chicago with Peder.
- Ingeborg Marie Olsdatter Egeland (1853-?) who was baptized in Herad, Farsund.
- Kristian Olsen Egeland (1858-?) was a sailor. He disappeared from a ship at port in New York about 1883, in 1888 he married Largerta Charlotte Johannesen in Chicago. He died around 1890. He had a son in Norway with Sara Malene Reinertsen Egeland (1853-?) who was living at the neighbour farm in Norway. Kristian is the great grand parent of Else Egeland, Bergen, Norway (1960- ).
He left Norway around 1860. He appears to be making a trip back to Chicago, Illinois on February 28, 1874 from Norway.
He married Mary Nilsdatter Syversen Hagen (1854-1935) on December 17, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois. He was listed as "Hans P. Olson" and she was "Mary Seversen".
Sea Captain Edit
- He died on December 15, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois under the name of "Hans Peter Olson". His certificate was number 6031673.
- 1844 Birth of Peter Olsen (1844-1892) at Egeland farm
- 1874 Emigration to Chicago, Illinois on February 28, 1874
- 1879 Marriage in Chicago
- 1900 United States Census living in Chicago and working as a sea captain. He states that he arrived in 1860.
- 1910 United States Census living in Chicago as "Hans P. Olson" working on "own living". He states that he arrived in 1863.
- 1919 Death in Chicago, Illinois on December 15, 1919
- ^ Norwegian Sailors on the Great Lakes, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NORWAY/2002-07/1027355715, retrieved 2013-05-15
- ^ John Brandt Mansfield, History of the Great Lakes, http://books.google.com/books?id=iHXhAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA768&lpg=PA768&dq=H.+B.+Moore+great+lake&source=bl&ots=ug4L19jTMd&sig=__-X45odAe8ugpWGZY6HwN5oRlg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=GaeTUYCdFZK-4AOV7ICICA&ved=0CDkQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=H.%20B.%20Moore%20great%20lake&f=false, retrieved 2013-05-15