Hafslo, Norway

Jens Sterri Gravestone

Jens Hess Jenssen SterriAge: 80 years18591940

Name
Jens Hess Jenssen Sterri
Given names
Jens Hess Jenssen
Surname
Sterri

Jens Hess Jenssen Sterry

Name
Jens Hess Jenssen Sterry
Given names
Jens Hess Jenssen
Surname
Sterry
Birth May 24, 1859 46 38
Christening June 2, 1859 (Age 9 days)
Text:
Hafslo Baptism 1859 Jun 2 [born May 24] Jens Hess [of] Jens Nielsen Sterri, Farmer & Ragnhilde Olsdatter [Sponsors] Einar Nielseon Sterri, Anna Nilesdatter Sterri
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MarriageSynneva Johannesdatter SolviView this family
yes

Shared note: 1875 Norway Census
Death of a paternal grandfatherNils Hess Jensson Sterri
January 15, 1861 (Age 19 months)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Burial of a paternal grandfatherNils Hess Jensson Sterri
January 24, 1861 (Age 20 months)
Text:
Hafslo Burials 1861 Jan 24 [died 15 Jan] Niels Jensen, 76yrs [Residence] Sterri
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Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Iversdotter Hillestad
June 15, 1861 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Burial of a paternal grandmotherAnna Iversdotter Hillestad
June 21, 1861 (Age 2 years)
Text:
Hafslo Burials 1861 Jun 21 Anna Iversdtr, 69yrs [Residence] Sterri
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Birth of a brotherJørgan Hess Jenssen Sterri
June 14, 1863 (Age 4 years)
Christening of a brotherJørgan Hess Jenssen Sterri
June 28, 1863 (Age 4 years)
Text:
Hafslo Baptism 1863 Jun 28 [born 14 Jun] Jorgen Hess child of Jens Nielsen Sterri, Farmer & his wife Ragnhilde Olsdatter [sponsors] Iver Nielsen Sterri, Lars Augundsen Sterri, Mette Nielsdttr Qvam
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Marriage of a siblingNils Hess Jenssen SterriJohanna Pedersdotter LomheimView this family
April 21, 1868 (Age 8 years)
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Baptism of daughter Malene in 1880.
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Hafslo Marriage 1868 Apr 21 Niels Hess Jensen Sterri, 29, born Hafslo [Father] Jens Nielsen Sterri & Johanne Pedersdatter Lomheim, 33, born Hafslo [Father] Peder Pedersen Lomheim
Quality of data: primary evidence
Shared note: 1875 Norway Census
Marriage of a siblingErik Jenssen SterriMargrete Arnesdatter FlaatenView this family
January 30, 1874 (Age 14 years)
Text:
Hafslo Marriages 1874 Jan 30 Erich Jensen Sterrid, bachelor [residence] Hafslo [Age] 26 yr 7mths [Father] Jens Nielsen Sterrid, Farmer & Margrethe Arnesdatr Flaaten, maiden [residence] Hafslo [age] 25 yr 1 mth [Father] Arne Hermundssen Flaaten, Farmer [Witnesses] Ole Eversen Solvi, Christopher T Kjorlang
Quality of data: primary evidence
Shared note: 1875 Norway Census
Marriage of a siblingJohannes Knutsen NjøsIngeborg Jensdatter SterriView this family
September 22, 1877 (Age 18 years)
Publication: Ancestry.com. U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. ELCA, Birth, Marriage, Deaths. Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Chicago, Illinois.
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Christ Lutheran Church, Stoughton, Wisconsin 1877 Sep 22 Johannes Knudsen Niós 25, Farmer, [Father] Knud Knudsen Nios [Mother] Mari Olsdi & Indeborg Jensen Sterri, 25 [Father] Jens Nilsen Sterri [Mother] Regnhild __, both from Norway
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Shared note: Lived at Rutland township, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA. From abt 1893 John and Ingeborg moved to Porter township, Rock Co., Wisconsin. [Luster County Farm and Family History Book, Vol 10]
Birth of a daughter
#1
Karen Kirstine Sterry
November 18, 1878 (Age 19 years)
Christening of a daughterKaren Kirstine Sterry
January 1, 1879 (Age 19 years)
Text:
Hafslo Baptism 1879 Jan 1 [born 18 Nov 1878] Karen Kirstine [illegitimate child of] Jens Jensen Sterri, bachelor and Synneve Johannesdr Solvi, maiden [sponsors] Johannes Johanneson Solvi, Jorgen Jensen Sterrid, Synneve Jensdatter Solvi, Anna Jensdatter Sterrid and Johanne Iversdatter Lehd
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#2
James H. Sterry
June 24, 1883 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Marriage of a siblingOle Jenssen SterriCicilia Jensdatter KvamView this family
March 5, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Text:
1885 Mar 5 Ole Jensen Sterri [born] 1844, bachelor [Residence] Sterri [Father] Jens Nilssen Sterri, Farmer & Cicilie Jensdr [Residence] Kvam [born] 1853 [Father] Jens Pedersen Kvam, Lodger on Farm [Witnesses] Jens Hilson Sterri, Ole Einars Solvi
Quality of data: primary evidence
Shared note: 1910 Norway Census
Marriage of a siblingIver Jenssen SterriSusan FenneView this family
March 9, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Source Information Ancestry.com. Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Minnesota Marriages, 1849–1950." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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NAME:  Iver J Starri SPOUSE: Susanna N Fenne MARRIAGE:  9 Mar 1885 - Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota
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Birth of a daughter
#3
Gena Sterry
April 22, 1887 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Christening of a daughterGena Sterry
July 31, 1887 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Ancestry.com. U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. ELCA, Birth, Marriage, Deaths. Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Chicago, Illinois.
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First Lutheran Church, Stoughton, Wisconsin Baptism 1887 Jul 31 [born 22 Apr] Anett Regine Sterri [Parents] Jens Sterri, Sonneva Johnsen [sponsors] Johannes Hogi, John K Njos, Ingeborg Jensen, Hanna Jensen
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a fatherJens Hess Nielsen Sterri
April 4, 1888 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Email: dagarnedanielsen@gmail.com) Husband of Marta Hilleren (descendant of Iver Nielsen Sterri).
Burial of a fatherJens Hess Nielsen Sterri
April 13, 1888 (Age 28 years)
Text:
Burial Hafslo 1888 Apr 13 Jens Nilsen Sterri, born 1813 [http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/]
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Birth of a daughter
#4
Sophie Severina Sterry
March 4, 1891 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Birth of a grandson
#1
Clayton Emmons
February 1899 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherRagnhild Olsdatter Solvi
July 21, 1899 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Email: dagarnedanielsen@gmail.com) Husband of Marta Hilleren (descendant of Iver Nielsen Sterri).
Burial of a motherRagnhild Olsdatter Solvi
August 28, 1899 (Age 40 years)
Text:
Hafslo Burial 1899 Aug 28 [died 21 Jul] Ragnhild Olsd. [born] 1821 [Residence] Sterri
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Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Cecil L. Emmons
about 1901 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Emily S. Emmons
about 1903 (Age 43 years)
Death of a brotherErik Jenssen Sterri
November 2, 1905 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a brotherErik Jenssen Sterri
November 15, 1905 (Age 46 years)
Text:
Hafslo Burial 1905 Nov 15 [died 2 Nov] Erik Jensen Flaaten [born] 1847 [Residence] Sterri/Ortnevik
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Birth of a grandson
#4
Jerome B. Emmons
about 1906 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Sophie M. Emmons
about 1908 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJames H. SterryNettie AndersonView this family
July 2, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Clarissa Emmons
about 1912 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherNils Hess Jenssen Sterri
May 14, 1912 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Published 1916 http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnwaton2/
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Death of a brotherOle Jenssen Sterri
1914 (Age 54 years)

Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Birth of a grandson
#7
Gordon Emmons
about 1915 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8
Herbert James Emmons
about 1917 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childArthur RowlandSophie Severina SterryView this family
November 17, 1917 (Age 58 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Shared note: Rowland and Sophie lived at Whitewater, Wisconsin until they moved in 1937 to Madison, Wisconsin. They had three children [Luster County Farm and Family History Book, Vol 10]
Death of a sisterSynneve Jensdatter Sterri
1917 (Age 57 years)

Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Marriage of a childWilbur AmosGena SterryView this family
October 12, 1924 (Age 65 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Shared note: No children. [Luster County Farm and Family History Book, Vol 10]
Death of a brotherJørgan Hess Jenssen Sterri
1927 (Age 67 years)

Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Death of a sisterAnna Jensdatter Sterri
1930 (Age 70 years)

Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Death of a sisterIngeborg Jensdatter Sterri
February 28, 1934 (Age 74 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Death of a brotherIver Jenssen Sterri
June 18, 1938 (Age 79 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Birth:  1856 Death: 1938 Burial: Poplar River Cemetery Fosston Polk County Minnesota, USA Plot: Sec A. Lot 36, Gr 1
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Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Death March 3, 1940 (Age 80 years)
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
Burial
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Text:
Headstone at cemetery reads: Jens Sterri 1859-1940
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mother
Marriage: July 2, 1838Parish Church, Hafslo, Luster, Norway
15 months
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
4 years
younger brother
Family with Synneva Johannesdatter Solvi - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
daughter
5 years
son
James H. Sterry
Birth: June 24, 1883 24 25County, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
Death: April 18, 1944La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
4 years
daughter
Gena Sterry
Birth: April 22, 1887 27 29County, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
Death: April 15, 1962Brooklyn, Wisconsin, USA
4 years
daughter

Birth1865 Norway Census
ChristeningHafslo Parish Church Book
Text:
Hafslo Baptism 1859 Jun 2 [born May 24] Jens Hess [of] Jens Nielsen Sterri, Farmer & Ragnhilde Olsdatter [Sponsors] Einar Nielseon Sterri, Anna Nilesdatter Sterri
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathGards-Og Aettesoge for Luster Kommune
Publication: Volume X: Hafslo 2, 2013
BurialFind A Grave
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Headstone at cemetery reads: Jens Sterri 1859-1940
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage
1875 Norway Census Parish: Hafslo Residence: Flatten Property no: 50 (120) Erik Jensen, Head [born] 1847 [place of birth] Hafslo, Hafslo [Occ] Farm owner, Carpenter Margrete Arnesdatter, Wife [born]  1847 [place of birth] Fet, Hafslo Jens Hes Eriksen, Son [born] 1875 [place of birth] Fet, Hafslo Ragnhilde Eriksdatter, Dau [born] 1875 [place of birth] Fet, Hafslo Jens Hes Jensen Sterri [born] 1859 [birth place] Hafslo, Hafslo. unmarried [Occ] Farm boy, Carpenters boy      Arne Hermundsen Flaaten, Head [born]1803 [place of birth]      Fet, Hafslo [Occ] Supported Sønneva Johannesdatter, his Wife [born] 1820 [place of birth] Solvorn, Hafslo      Erik Arnesen, his Son [born] 1861 [place of birth] Fet, Hafslo Out-Migration Record Hafslo Parish 1881 May 11 Jens Hess Jensen Sterri [born] 1859 [destinaton] Amerika and wife Ragnhild Olsdatter born 1857 and child Karen Kristine [born] 18 Nov 1878 [Note Ragnhilde Olsdatter was his mother's name not his wife's. Presumably a mix up in giving the information.] Jens and Susan first settled at Rutland township, Dane co., Wisconsin and later moved to Stoughton, Dane co., Wisconsin. [Luster County Farm and Family History Book, Vol 10] 1930 US Census Stoughton, Dane, Wisconsin John Hogie, Head, 50 [Age first marriage] 23, born Norway  [Father] born Norway [Mother] born Norway  [Year of Immigration] 1883, naturalized, Insurance Agent Josephine Hogie, Wife, 45 [Age first marriage] 18, born Wisconsin [Father] born Norway [Mother] born Norway Earl Hogie, Son, 20, born Wisconsin Jean E Hogie, Dau, 6, born Wisconsin Jens Sterry, Boarder, 71, Widower [Age first marriage] 25, born Norway [Father] born Norway [Mother] born Norway [Year of Immigration] 1883, naturalized
Shared note
In 1875 Norway census employed as a servant in family of Erik Jensen and Margrete Arnesdatter. Occupation: Carpenter's Apprentice
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