2368. Holger* Olavsen (Olson)
was born in 1575 in Skiftun, Hjelmeland, Rogaland, Norway. [Slooper book
has birth as "1570/5"] He died in 1651 in Lindanger, Tysvær,
Rogaland, Norway. NOTE: THIS IS THE SAME INDIVIDUAL AS "Holger** Olavsen
(Olson) Koll SKIFTUN/LINDANGER" BUT IS HERE PRESENTED SEPARATELY WITH HIS
SECOND WIFE NN ERIKSDTR TO PREVENT DUPLICATIONS WHEN GENEALOGY SOFTWARE REPORTS
ARE PRINTED. SEE THE TWO ASTERISK HOLGER** FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HIS FIRST
WIFE'S ANCESTORS AND THE DESCENDANTS OF HOLGER'S FIRST BORN, OLA. OLA'S LINE
MERGES WITH THE DESCENDANTS OF HOLGER'S FIRST BORN BY HIS SECOND WIFE, HOLGER.
Lived in Lindanger, Skjold (later Tysvær kommune). Administration & distribution of his estate ("skifte") on 4 Jun 1651. (Slooper book)
He lived first at Skiftun in Hjelmeland. He married first to Torbjørg (Torborg) Halvaardsdtr from Randa in Fister, Hjelmeland. They had 3 children: Ola (b. 1600) of Yrkje & Lindanger who married Ingrid Jakobsdtr. Ikdal, Ingeborg (b. 1600) who married Ola Nilsson and lived in Haukås in Sveio, and Toger (b. 1602) unmarried who lived in Lindanger. He married second to NN Eriksdtr. (sister of Bjørn Erland) and they had 8 children. He married a third time to Johanna Eilivsdtr., but there were no children of record from this last marriage.
From Tysvær bygdebok vol. 4: Holger lived at Lindanger from approximately 1600 until he died in the middle of the century. Since Holger was married to three women, there is some uncertainty as to who is the mother of his different children. He was one of the jurors from all over the country who signed letters to pay homage to Prince Kristian V in 1610. He proved to be a strong and good man both at home on the farm and in the community. In 1624 he owned land in farms Straum, Yrkje, Fikstveit, Nedra Vikadal, Øvra Nes, Rønnevik, Tjøstheim, Haugsland, Skiftun, Midthauge, Fikstveit, Meland, Kalstveit, Børkjeland and "Thuederaaen." He was moreover owner of his "eigen" (owner) farm, Lindanger. He owned a share of the sawmill at Yrkje.
He was married to NN Eriksdtr.
2369. NN Eriksdtr
(984). She was the sister of Bjørn
Erland; she was Holgers second wife and they had 8 children. Children were:
1184 i. Holger Holgersen LINDANGER/FIKSTVEDT (FIKSTVEIT).
ii. Per Holgerson LINDANGER(985) was born in 1606 in Lindanger, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway. He died in 1683. He lived at Yrkje, Straum and Espevik. He married to an unnamed woman and they had 7 children.
iii. Jon Holgersen NEDRE (LOWER) VIKEDAL(986) (987) was born in 1612. He married Siri Jacobsdtr; they had at least 2 children, Holger Jonsen Nedre Vikedal (b. 1641 and who married Larsdtr. Opsal) and Marit Jonsdtr. (who married Ingvar Ovre Halling). Both Holger and Marit were ancestors of "Slooper" Johannes Jacobsen Steine who lived on Kindingstad in Finnöy and was a skipper in Stavanger prior to emigrating to America. Johannes' wife gave birth to a daughter on the Sloop Restoration during the voyage to America.
iv. Erik Holgerson LINDANGER(988) (989) was born in 1616 in Lindanger, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway. He died in 1687. Erik is listed as an early (nr. 3) farmer at Nesheim, having moved there about 1645. Apparently his half brother Torger Holgerson lived here briefly before Erik did. Erik married Helga Ånensdtr and they had 9 children.
v. NN (Inger?) Holgersdtr LINDANGER(990) was born in Lindanger, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway. She married first to Elling of the Straum farm and they had 4 children. As a widow, she married secondly to Kristen Johannesson Straum and they had 5 children.
vi. Birgitta (Berta) Holgersdtr LINDANGER(991) was born in Lindanger, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway. She lived on Nessa indra in Nedstrand. She married first to Anders Olson and secondly to Johannes Sveinson.
vii. Herborg Holgerson LINDANGER(992) was born in Lindanger, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway. She lived at Kalsheim in Nedstrand. She married first Tormod Pederson and secondly to Erik Jakobson.
viii. Eli Holgersdtr LINDANGER(993) was born in Lindanger, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway. She lived at Musland and Baustad in Nedstrand. She married first to Ola Eilivson and secondly to Sjur Jakobson.
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