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From: Margit <>
Subject: Re: [BUSKERUD] Edward LIAN - b 1885 / who where his parents?
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 18:36:17 -0500
References: <MB10BhguA23ONgCJino00004f6f@MB10.myfamilysouth.com> <000801c55c99$fe637610$6402a8c0@beachsherrie>
Do you have a copy of his death certificate? You can get one from the
state of North Dakota online.
Otherwise you will need some lookups in Norway, best to do your
homework here first.
The census record below looks good with information given.
* Census year: 1900
* Municipality: Norderhov
* Municipality number: 0613
* Name of domicile: Lia
Number of persons in this domicile: 11
NameFamily statusMarital statusOccupationBirth yearPlace of
Erling LiahfgSagmester ved Hen dampsag1847Aadalen
Gunhild Liahmg1845Aadalen Bu
Gunda Elise LiadugKjolesøm1878Norderhov Bu
Hans LiasugTræsliberiarbeider1880Norderhov Bu
Karl LiasugTræsliberiarbeider1881Norderhov Bu
Edvard LiasugHandelsbetjent1885Norderhov Bu
Georg Liasug1888Norderhov Bu
Anna Liadug1890Norderhov Bu
Laura Liadug1892Norderhov Bu
Olava Margrethe O. Liadug1894Norderhov Bu
Einar Liasug1899.03.21Norderhov Bu
On May 19, 2005, at 12:41 PM, Sherrie Stahl wrote:
> I noticed in one of those volumes about Ringerike (available on EBay),
> that there was a mention of 4 LIAN brothers....
> I found that Edward LIAN lived in Fairdale ND.....and that he wrote a
> paper or book called "From Fjord To Prairie".
> Does anyone on this list have this book? And does anyone know
> anything about Edvard Lian b on a farm in Ringerike on Jan 20,
> 1885......my LIAN family lived on the Lian farm in Lier, Buskerud,
> Norway.......there was an Edvard LIAN b 8 Dec 1850 in our family
> (surname Andreassen.....father was Andreas Syvertsen, born in
> Ringerike). Our Edvard disappeared......and I am wondering if the
> Edward Lian who lived in Fairdale ND who was born in 1885 might have
> been his son?
> I'm hoping that someone might have information on this LIAN family in
> Fairdale ND....I've found the census reports, etc......but I'm more
> interested in who Edward's parents were back in Norway.....and I was
> hoping that this book would talk about his history in Norway also.
> You can see my LIAN homepage below, for more details on the family.
> Sherrie Stahl
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