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Gjest Susan H. Vera

[#11334] Dalen and Lia farms/How do I locate

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Gjest Susan H. Vera

I have been searching multimap.com to see if I could find the farms my ancestors came from. Is there a way I can locate the area they are from?Torbjørn Halvorsen 1853 Dalen farm Aaste Olsdatter 1852 Lia farmI was told that Sauland is the area that grandpa came from. I found a Dalen but it is a ways away from Sauland. I couldn't find Lia at all.

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Gjest Arild E. Pettersen

'Dalen' and 'Lia' are very common farmnames in Norway. Most of them was very small, so-called 'husmannsplasser'. In Sauland, a parish in Hjartdal 'prestegjeld' in Telemark county I find, in the 1865 census, 6 farms named 'Lia' and 8 named 'Dalen'. On one of the 'Dalen farms' I find a boy, 13 years old, named Torbjørn Halvorsen. His parents was Halvor Torbjørnsen and Ingebor Grimsdatter, he also had a sister - Anne Halvorsdatter.I can not locate any Aaste Olsdatter in Sauland/Hjartdal in the right age. But in the neighbouring 'prestegjeld' - Hitterdal, today Heddal, there lived a 14 yeards old girl with the name Aaste Olsdatter on a farm named Lia. I think it is the right person. His parents was Ole Haraldsen and Thone Olsdatter. I hope my english is understandable.Arild E. Pettersen

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Gjest Susan H. Vera

Arild E. PettersenYour english is very good.That is correct. You have found the right farms. Is there a way to locate them on the map? Is there maybe a map with the farms on it?Also I see that you are from Nord_Trøndelag. I also have relatives in Meråker on a Brendmo farm. Brynild Brendmo b. April 30, 1864 to Pete Erickson and Johanna Olsdatter. Brynild had an Aunt named Brynild.

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Gjest Harald Storaker

Lia is a very common farm name. If you click 'next' or 'previous' when you have found the right farm in 1865 census (Digitalarkivet), you will find the neighbouring farms. In this case I found Hellem, Seljord and Kleivskås (Kleifskaas). They are easier to locate in online maps. Lia is perhaps Solli on maps of today?LenkeThe farms are a few kilometres north-west of Heddal stave church, near Notodden.

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Gjest Susan H. Vera

Thanks Harald,I click on the link and picked out one of the links in it. I got to a screen that had 6 boxes but was not sure what to enter. Here are what the boxes had over them.Gate-/veinavn ..... Nr ... Postnr... Komm.nr... Gårdsnr .... Bruksnr ....the url is as follows: LenkeI am still learning the language so I still have a hard time followint instructions that are written in Norwegian. Could you please tell me what the 6 things are that I am to put in the boxes?Sue

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Gjest Harald Storaker

Write 'Seljord' or 'Hellem' in the first box (gate/veinavn).Click 'søk' (=search)Click a number in a Notodden address line.Use zoom as you like.Best maps are in Norgesglasset. LenkeWrite 'Hellem' in box: Søk etter (Capital letter sensitive). Click on the lines you get (in blue) Zoom.

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Gjest Susan H. Vera

Thank you, I have been playing with this last link and I have a question. How do I reverse the action if I want to try an area further east or something? :-)

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Gjest Harald Storaker

Keep on playing! The best way of learning! Move the cursor east on the map - click-click: the map moves eastwords. Click-right: - change scale. Click on the boxes above the map: 'reverse action' and 'standard scale'. Good luck!

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Gjest Lars Løkkebø

HelloThis family came from the farm Kleivskås (Kleifskaas).Lars

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Gjest Susan H Vera

Hi Lars, Could you tell me where Kleivskås is located?Did you get the last picture I sent.Susan

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Gjest Arnstein Rønning

Hi Susan!Kleivkås had the postal address NOTODDEN in 1972, so the farm must be situated pretty near Notodden (cannot find it on my map).Mh Arnstein

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Gjest Lars Løkkebø

Hello Susan. I got the pictures, wonderful. I will get back to you in a mail later. Kleivkaas in near Notodden, in Heddal, not fare from the church Hedddal stavkirke.Lars

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Gjest Susan H Vera

Hi,I want to thank both of you for your response. I would like to find a road map and have it marked as to where the farms were located and maybe the churches too.Is there a book of road maps similar to our road atlas that shows all of the states and the roads, towns, national parks, etc.? I have printed sections of map and tried to tape them together.Med hilsen Susan

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