Karlsen Hjelmen (1872 - )
Andreas Karlsen was born
June 1872(# 74)on Hjelmen farm, Fitjar
in Sunnhordaland County, Norway. He was son of Karl
Andreas Thomsen and Anna
Hansdatter. Andreas married Martha
Nilsen from Kvamsdal farm in Hordaland, 14
May 1908 (# 35) in Sandviken church in Bergen. They had 5 children:
Karlsen, b. 31 July 1908, m. Sverre Iversen.
2. Leif Karlsen m. Lilly. No children.
3. Berly Olivia
Karlsen, b. 18 June 1912, Bergen, d. 7 May 2004, Bergen, m. Alf
2. Theodor Karlsen, b. 11 Aug. 1913, m. 3 Oct. 1936, Ingrid Larsen,
b. 1915. They had two children, Tor Karlsen and Rigmor Karlsen.
Karlsen, b. 23 Dec. 1916, d. 5 June 2000, m. 15 Sep.1936, Arne Ingolf
Andreas and Martha together with two of their children.
was confirmed on Oct.
09, 1887 (# 20) in Fitjar church. He was then living in Engesund.
Karlsen moved from Fitjar to Bergen and he is mentioned as a driver when he was
married May 14, 1908. At that time they were living at Skudvigstorv 10 in Bergen.
Later he worked as a saddler. Andreas was a Christian. 1)
county, Fitjar, Parish register (official) nr. A 1 (1862-1881), Birth and baptism
records 1872, page 44.
Bergen county, Sandviken, Parish register (official)
nr. D 1 (1896-1911), Marriage records 1908, page 149.
Hordaland county, Fitjar
in Fitjar, Parish register copy nr. A 2 (1887-1906), Confirmation records 1887,