Johan Anker Halvorsen

M, #243, b. 1902-04-30, d. 1998-09-15


FatherHarald Joakim Pedersen b. 1879-10-09, d. 1920-10-16
MotherAnna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle b. 1876-10-05, d. 1947-07-08
Johan Anker Halvorsen|b. 1902-04-30\nd. 1998-09-15|p243.htm|Harald Joakim Pedersen|b. 1879-10-09\nd. 1920-10-16|p592.htm|Anna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle|b. 1876-10-05\nd. 1947-07-08|p227.htm|Peder Halvorsen|b. 1855-04-06|p249.htm|Marie J. Johansdotter|b. 1855-06-10|p345.htm|Gunder Kristensen Helle|b. 1834-08-26|p409.htm|Gunhild A. Pedersdatter Øvre Vefals|b. 1834-09-__|p577.htm|

Last Edited17 Dec 2007

Marriage*____-__-__ (Eleanor was from West Springfield, Hampden, Mass)

When they married, John bought the home on Brook Street in East Longmeadow. When Eleanor died, John moved in with brother Arvid. 
Birth*1902-04-30 Kragerø, Telemark, Norway 
Baptism1902-05-25 Kragerø, Telemark, Norway, Witness=Anna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle, Witness=Kristian Kristensen, Witness=Johan Mattson1 
Emigration1907-07-26 Oslo, Norway, SS Helig Olav, arr NYC 6 Aug (Ellis Island) w/ Marie and mother. 
(child) Arrival1907-08-06 Ellis Island, New York, aboard SS Helig Olav sailing from Kristiansand, Norway., Principal=Anna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle2,3 
Emigration*1913-04-06 Oslo, Norway, SS Kra.Fjord, with mother (Anna Nelette Halvors.) and sister (Minnie). Residing in "Masschuset". Birthday listed as 30.04.02. 
(child) Return1913-06-14 Ellis Island, New York, from Norway aboard the SS Kristianiafjord which departed from Oslo on the 4th of June, Principal=Anna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle4 
(SonF) Census-19201920-01-12 Calkins Avenue, East Longmeadow, Principal=Harold Halvorsen5 
Confirmation*1921-09-04 Kragerø, Telemark, Norway6 
Occupation*____-__-__ Brakeman / Fireman (railroad) 
SSN*____-__-__ 024-09-7384 
Death*1998-09-15 Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Social Security Death Index 


  1. [S61] Norwegian Church Records: Kragerø, Døbte Book 13, 1887-1915, FHL film 1694679.
  2. [S69] Ellis Island Passenger Lists: Passenger list for SS Hellig Olav, arriving New York 6 Aug 1907.

    Departed Christiiania, Norway on the 26th of July. Page 26, lines 16-18.

    Anna is age 30, Anker is 4, and Maria is 2.

    Closest relative in norway: Mother/Grandmother, Gunhild Christensen, Helle, Kragerø

    Relative in US: Husband/father Harold J Halvorsen, Springfield.
  3. [S104] Emigrants-Oslo, online, The following people are listed as departing on 26th of July 1907 from oslo:
    - Anne Nilette Halvors., female, married, occupation stenhugger, b. 5Oct76 in Sannikkedal.
    -Johan Anker Halvors., male, unmarried, b. 03 Apr 02 in Sannikkedal.
    -Marie Magdalene Halvors., female, unmarried, b. 23 Apr 05 in Sannikkedal.
    All three are listed as bound for New York.
  4. [S105] Emigrants-Kristiania, online, the following people are listed as departing on 6th of April 1913 from oslo:

          Anna Nelette Halvors., female, married, occupation stenhugger, b. 5Oct76

         Johan Anker Halvors., male, unmarried, b. 30Apr02.

         Minnie Halvors., female, unmarried, b. 28May08.

         All three are listed as residing in Kragerø, bound for "Masschuset.".
  5. [S108] 1920 Census, Federal Population Schedule,, East Longmeadow, Hampden Massachusetts, ED27, Sheet 13B.
  6. [S68] Church Records, Anna Nilette (Kristensen) Halvorsen, Page 50, Church Record, St Paul, East Longmeadow.