Torvaldine Marie Olsdatter


Baptism of Torvaldine (1859)
Torvaldine Marie Olsdatter was born on 25 May 1859 in Risin, Avaldsnes, Rogaland, Norway (also listed as Kopervik) to parents Ole Olsen Kopervik & Andrine Marie Mortensdatter, and was baptized on 21 Aug 1859 in Avaldsnes.1

Torvaldine's father Ole died at sea when Torvaldine was only 3 years old2 and from the age of 5, she was raised by stepfather Thore Johannes Mattiasen. We can find the family living in Kopervik on the 1865 census, including her brother Oluf, Nils, and stepbrother Johan.3


Thorvald and Torvaldine's Marriage (1885)
Torvaldine was confirmed on the 05 October 1873 while she was still living with her mother in the city of Kopervik.4

Thorvald Haugen and Torvaldine Marie Olsdatter married on 06 Jun 1885 in Avaldsnes, Rogaland, Norway. It states that Torvaldine was now living in Visnes.5

Thorvald was employed as a sailor, more specifically a 2nd Engineer or marine engineer. The family lived at "Sørhauggade" 121b in Haugesund, Rogaland, Norway.6

Torvaldine died of tuberculosis on 12 May 1907, at the age of 47, in Haugesund, Norway. She was buried four days later on 16 May 1907 in Haugesund.7

Attached Images: 

FATHER:

Ole Olsen Kopervik, 29 Jul 1822 - 29 Jun 1862

MOTHER:

Andrine Marie Mortensdatter, 12 Apr 1831 - ?

SPOUSE:

Thorvald Haugen, 16 Dec 1864 - 20 Aug 1947

CHILDREN:

  1. Atlanta Andrine Haugen, 04 Jun 1886 – 23 Mar 1889
  2. Karl Haugen, 05 Feb 1888 – 12 Oct 1942
  3. Olaf William Haugen, 26 Mar 1890 – 26 Jul 1967
  4. Adolf Haugen, 13 Jan 1893 – 10 Jun 1951
  5. Anna Andrine Haugen, 30 Oct 1894 – 05 Jan 1987
  6. Thora Marie Haugen, 21 Dec 1897 – 11 Oct 1992

Footnotes: 

A Torvaldine was spelled with both a "T" and a "TH" depending on the date of the record. Early documents were spelled Torvaldine, but as the 1900's approached the convention changed and T's became Th's and Thorvaldine... The same for Thorvald too.

Locations / Farms

Sources:

1 Norway Parish Registers, Baptism Records about Torvaldine Marie Olsdatter; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives; Oslo, Norway; (http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=1581&idx_id=1581&uid=ny&idx_side=-35); Visited:13 Jan 2014 ; Rogaland county, Avaldsnes in Avaldsnes, Parish register (official) nr. A 10 (1857-1876), Birth and baptism records 1859, page 29; Entry No.: 119.

2 Norway Parish Registers, Death & Burial Records about Ole Olsen Kopervik; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives; Oslo, Norway; (http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=6296&idx_id=6296&uid=ny&idx_side=-175); Visited:13 Jan 2014 ; Rogaland county, Kopervik in Avaldsnes, Parish register (official) nr. A 11 (1861-1880), Death and burial records 1861-1863, page 210; Entry No.: 7.

3 1865 Norway Census about Torvaldine Olsdatter; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet); Oslo, Norway; (http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/WebCens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=2&filnamn=f61147&gardpostnr=185&personpostnr=1144&merk=1144#ovre); Visited:13 Jan 2014 ; Rogaland county, Kobbervig; Census of 1147 Avaldsnæs; Entry No.: 1141-1146; Family No.: 185.

4 Confirmation of Torvaldine Olsdatter, 1873; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet); Oslo, Norway; ( http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=6296&idx_id=6296&uid=ny&idx_side=-143); Visited:22 May 2014 ; Rogaland county, Kopervik in Avaldsnes, Parish register (official) nr. A 11 (1861-1880), Confirmation records 1873, page 166; Entry No.: 67.

5 Norway Parish Registers, Marriage Records about Torvald Hansen and Torvaldine Olsdatter; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives; Oslo, Norway; (http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=6254&idx_id=6254&uid=ny&idx_side=-126); Visited:31 Jan 2014 ; Rogaland county, Avaldsnes in Avaldsnes, Parish register (official) nr. A 15 (1880-1906), Marriage records 1885, page 170; Entry No.: 23.

6 1900 Norway Census about Thorvald Haugen; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet); Oslo, Norway; (http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/WebCens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=1&filnamn=f01106&gardpostnr=337&personpostnr=4391&merk=4391#ovre); Visited:13 Jan 2014 ; Rogaland county, Haugesund; Census of 1106 Haugesund; Sørhauggade 121b; Entry No.: 4391-4397; Family No.: 337.

7 Norway Parish Registers, Death & Burial Records about Torvaldine Marie Haugen; The National Archives of Norway: The Digital Archives; Oslo, Norway; (http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=1768&idx_id=1768&uid=ny&idx_side=-175); Visited:31 Jan 2014 ; Rogaland county, Haugesund in Haugesund, Parish register (official) nr. A 7 (1904-1916), Death and burial records 1907, page 185; Entry No.: 31.