Jump to content
Arkivverket

Olaf Hansen


Betty Saunders

Recommended Posts

I am searching for any information on my grandfather Olav (Olaf) Edvin (Edvin) Hansen. He lived in Moss and was born 1874. His father was Kristian Fredrik Hansen born 1845 and mother Nikoline Olsdatter born 1835 according to Church Census 1891. He had 2 brothers Fredrek and Henri and also a sister. He emigrated to South Australia around 1915. Can anyone help me with information on his family in Norway. I think he had a niece Ninni May Ellingsen. Thank you

Link to comment
Share on other sites

24 minutter siden, Betty Saunders skrev:

I think he had a niece Ninni May Ellingsen

 

Died in 1968:

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/en/view/387/pc00000001877327

 

Ninny May, 1913

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/en/view/255/pd00000027206029

Østfold county, Moss in Moss, Parish register (official) no. III 3 (1906-1914), Born and baptised 1914, Page 49
https://media.digitalarkivet.no/en/view/8021/51

 

Ninni May's mother was Helga Amalie Constance Hansen. She was born and baptized in Glemmen parish in 1872. She was born out of wedlock. Her father's name was Kristian Fredrik Hansen. Her mother's name was Nikoline Olsen: 

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/en/view/255/pd00000013173494

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/en/view/255/pd00000028634092

 

So this should confirm that Ninni May's mother and your grandfather are siblings. 

 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Kristian Fredrik and his family moved into Moss in 1881 - cf. entry no 37-41 on the right hand side:

Østfold county, Moss in Moss, Parish register (official) no. II 1 (1878-1886), In-migrated 1882, Page 403
https://media.digitalarkivet.no/en/view/5741/364

 

The came from Råde (old spelling: Raade): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Råde

 

  • Thanks 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thank you so much for that information. I so greatly appreciate it. Is there anywhere I can search to find out which ship he came out to South Australia on in 1915. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, Grethe Flood said:

???

Family Search: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HNTK-1H6Z

Name William Edwin Hanson
Sex Male
Father's Name Olav Edwin Hanson
Father's Sex Male
Mother's Name Emily Unice
Mother's Sex Female
Event Type Christening
Event Date 31 May 1918
Event Place Semaphore, South Australia, Australia
Source Details 60

 

 

That is my father. 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 4/23/2024 at 7:25 AM, Betty Saunders said:

That is my father. 

 

So far I believe Olaf Hansen sailed from Fredrikstad on Bia in 1914 which would make sense as he married in South Australia 2 years later. I was told that he paid for his passage by painting portraits of the Captain and Crew. This doesn't sound right as he would have had to purchase a ticket before boarding the shop. There is an Olaf Hansen on the Bia but he has a woman with him so this also doesn't seem right. Do you know where I could get his passport details. Thank you

Link to comment
Share on other sites

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ListingReports/ItemsListing.aspx “BIA”

 

Found BIA from Fredrikstad, but only for Freemantle in August 1914 with an English emigrant, and Melbourn in August 1915 (no passenger list) . From  a couple of Norwegian papers, it seems to have been a Swedish freight ship. Emigrants from Fredrikstad should register in Oslo, but being a freight ship, he very well might have made arrangement with the captain directly in advance of boarding, and being a painter, I think the story could be true. I am not aware of preserved passport-journals for Fredrikstad/Oslo. The women you mention, do you have her name/age? Could it be just a travelling companion he knew?

 

And picture of D/S Bia here: https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=6424462 

 

Search for Olav Hansen returned  Olav Advin Hansen https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/DetailsReports/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=882589&isAv=N could this be him? Maybe you have requested a copy of this already (on the top right)?

 

 

 

Ps. To get a mail on new entries, click on “Følg dette” (top of the page).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

3 hours ago, Roy-Petter Askim said:

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ListingReports/ItemsListing.aspx “BIA”

 

Found BIA from Fredrikstad, but only for Freemantle in August 1914 with an English emigrant, and Melbourn in August 1915 (no passenger list) . From  a couple of Norwegian papers, it seems to have been a Swedish freight ship. Emigrants from Fredrikstad should register in Oslo, but being a freight ship, he very well might have made arrangement with the captain directly in advance of boarding, and being a painter, I think the story could be true. I am not aware of preserved passport-journals for Fredrikstad/Oslo. The women you mention, do you have her name/age? Could it be just a travelling companion he knew?

 

And picture of D/S Bia here: https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=6424462 

 

Search for Olav Hansen returned  Olav Advin Hansen https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/DetailsReports/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=882589&isAv=N could this be him? Maybe you have requested a copy of this already (on the top right)?

 

 

 

Ps. To get a mail on new entries, click on “Følg dette” (top of the page).

58 minutes ago, Roy-Petter Askim said:

So happy as I have finally found Olaf Edvin Hansen. The ship was Rena which came to Port Adelaide 1913. I have also found his Naturalisation Papers. Thank you so much everyone, without your help I would not have found him. 

On 4/23/2024 at 7:25 AM, Betty Saunders said:

That is my father. 

 

So far I believe Olaf Hansen sailed from Fredrikstad on Bia in 1914 which would make sense as he married in South Australia 2 years later. I was told that he paid for his passage by painting portraits of the Captain and Crew. This doesn't sound right as he would have had to purchase a ticket before boarding the shop. There is an Olaf Hansen on the Bia but he has a woman with him so this also doesn't seem right. Do you know where I could get his passport details. Thank you

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

The departure in september is described in detail here. At the end of the article it mention they brought 2 live polar bears for a zoo in Durban.......

image.thumb.png.d7748a9f5b85ea812acd318295136721.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.