My name is
Geir-Arne Helgeland and my wife is
We have four children:
We live in Norway at the town Bryne in county
Rogaland. The nearest big town is Stavanger.
From Stavanger many people emigrated to America in the year of late 1800 and in the early 1900.
We have many relatives in America, but we only know a few of them. Maybe this side can help us to get contact with more of them.
Her mother is born and grown up on an Island in Ryfylke (in Rogaland) called
Finnøy on a farm called Hauske (also written Hauskje and Hausken).
Her maiden name is from a farm in Erfjord (now Suldal) called Kolstø.
Her father is born in Tysvær (in Rogaland) and grown up on the Island Finnøy.
His surname name is from a farm on this Island called Nådå (also written Naaden and Nåden).
My mother is born near Stavanger (in Rogaland) on a farm called Jåtten (also
written Jaaten, Jåthun and Jåtun).
Her maiden name is from her grandfather (fathers father) Torger S. Jatten. Her father was Sigurd Torgersen (real Torgerson but in Norway this is normally used as Xxxxsen).
My father is born on an Island in Ryfylke (in Rogaland) called Ombo.
His surname name is from a farm on that Island called Helgeland (also written Helgaland and sometimes Helland).
We will wish you good luck in your research of ancestors in Norway!!
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And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.