Maria Magdalena Halvorsen

F, #245, b. 1905-04-23, d. 2000-03-21


FatherHarald Joakim Pedersen1 b. 1879-10-09, d. 1920-10-16
MotherAnna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle1 b. 1876-10-05, d. 1947-07-08
Maria Magdalena Halvorsen|b. 1905-04-23\nd. 2000-03-21|p245.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|

ChartsAncestors of Maria Halvorsen
Last Edited20 Mar 2006

Birth*1905-04-23 Kragerø, Telemark, Norway2 
Baptism1905-06-11 Kragerø Church, Witness=Anna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle, Witness=Halvor Johnsen3 
(Child-Both) Residence1905-06-11 Bjornsborgbakken, Kragerø, Principal=Anna Kristensen, Principal=Joakim Halvorsen4 
(child-M) Arrival1907-08-06 Ellis Island, New York, aboard SS Helig Olav sailing from Kristiansand, Norway., Principal=Anna Nilette Gundersdatter Helle5,6 
Confirmation*1919-12-07 Kragerø, (Date is from her confirmation book, found in the basement of her house in Springfield) 
Immigration*1926-04-30 Ellis Island, New York City7,8,9 
Marriage*1927-12-05 Manhattan, New York, Groom=Arvid Fabian Johnson10 
Census-1930*1930-04-11 Brooks Street, East Longmeadow, Arvid owns the home valued at $6000., Principal=Arvid Fabian Johnson, DauF=Lorraine Marie Johnson11 
Naturalization*c 1940-__-__ Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts 
Residence*1952-11-20 84 Sky Ridge Drive, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, (from Social Security application)1
Death*2000-03-21 Springfield12 
Burial*2000-03-24 Hillcrest Cemetery, Parker Street, Springfield13 
Married Namec 1927-__-__ Johnson12,1 


Arvid Fabian Johnson b. 1894-02-07, d. 1981-03-__
Marriage*1927-12-05 Manhattan, New York, Groom=Arvid Fabian Johnson10 


  1. [S103] SS-5, From SS-5 (application for Social Security Number).
  2. [S103] SS-5, for Marie Johnson.
  3. [S61] Norwegian Church Records: Kragerø, Book 13 1887-1915, FHL film 1694679.
  4. [S61] Norwegian Church Records: Kragerø, Dobdte Book 13 1887-1915, FHL film 1694679.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  7. [S4] Interview, Harold Wilmore Johnson, Aug 2001.
  8. [S104] Emigrants-Oslo, online, lists Marie Magdalene Halvorsen departing Oslo on April 19, 1926 on the SS Stavengerfjord. She is listed as unmarried, from Kragerø, bound for Mass..
  9. [S113] Cimorelli Web Site, online, lists the Stavengerfjord as arriving in New York on 30 April 1926..
  10. [S72] Johnson-Halvorson m. Cert.: Cert No 15125 / 33827, issued 5 Dec 1927 by Deputy City Clerk, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York.
  11. [S100] 1930 Federal Census, for East Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Dwelling 276, family 302, Sheet # 14B, East Longmeadow Village, ED 7-123, SD 3
    Brooks Street starting at line 51:
    Johnson, Arvid F, Head O $6000 R no M W 35 M 32 No Yes Connecticut/Sweden/Sweden ... Gardener
    _______ Marie, Wife-H ..... F W 24 M 21 Norway/Norway/Norway
    _______ Harold W, Son .... M W 1 11/12 Massachusetts/Connecticut/Norway
    _______ Lorraine M, Daughter .... F W 3/12 Massachussets/Connecticut/Norway
    _______ Halmer, Brother .... M W 34 S No Yes Massachusetts/Sweden/Sweden
    Swanson, Charles, Boarder M W 65 No Yes Sweden/Sweden/Sweden.
  12. [S71] Interview, Harold Wilmore Johnson, Aug 2001.
  13. [S71] Interview, Harold Wilmore Johnson, Aug 2001, This was verified by author by going to the cemetery and viewing the headstone.