LARS JENSEN TEIGEN
Utreist med/Emigrated on:
Utreist til/Emigrated to: .Sugar Creek township, Walworth county, Wisconsin.
Lars Jensen Teigen: Lars was born Dec
14, 1818 on the small place Teigen under Moe in the upper part of Gjerpen.
Parents were Jens Nielsen and Margit Pedersdatter.
We find the family on Teigen søndre in 1835:
Jens Nielsen, married, cottager, age 66
Margith Pedersdatter, married, age 59
Niels, age 24
Sara, age 21
Lars, age 17
Lars married July 21, 1843 in Gjerpen to the girl Maria Jacobsdatter, who was born December 21, 1824 on the place Brændsæter under Moe. Her parents were Jacob Torstensen and Maren Margrethe Larsdatter.
We also find them in 1835 on Brændsæter:
Jacob Torstensen, married, cottager, age 44
Maren Larsdatter, married, age 38
Mari, age 11
Jacob, age 6
Lars, age 3
Torsten, age 1
Gundborg Levorsdatter, widow, age 73
Peder Johannesen, age 20
In the census of 1845, Lars and Maren lives on Teigen søndre together with his mother Margit, who is now a widow.
They now have a child, Maren, age 2
Maren's parents still live on Brændsæter with their children Jacob, Thorsten and Ole (age 8)
Lars and Maria had the following children:
Maren, born Oct 5, 1843
Sara, born April 1, 1846. Died before 1850.
Sara, born 1849
Jacob, born 1851
Sophia, born 1854
Lars, born 1856
Karen, born 1858
Ole. born 1860
1997 - Skien Genealogical page - by Jan Christensen