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Tygelie Karoline Thygesdatter (1870 - 1931)

Tygelie Karoline was born 14 Jan. 1870(# 35), on Dolven farm, Solum, Telemark County, Norway. She died 21 Jan. 1931 in Idun Township, Minnesota. She was buried in Opstead Cemetery, Opstead, MN. She was daughter of Thyge Jensen and Gro Kristiansdatter. Tygelie Karoline married Tolleif Georg Thomsen, 22 Mar. 1903 in Chicago, Illinois. They had 6 children:

1. Marie Gurine Thomsen, b. 13 June 1904 in Idun Township MN, and died 18 Dec. 1986. (Picture).

2. Thor Brynjulf Thomsen, b. 13 Nov. 1905 in Idun Township MN.

3. Erling Andreas Thomsen, b. 5 Dec. 1907 in Idun Township MN. d. 10 Apr. 1975 in Mora, MN. (Picture).

4. Alf George Thomsen, b. 22 Apr. 1909 in Idun Township MN. d. 12 June 1962 in Orofino ID. He married Jean Aileen MCCRORY, 30 June 1937 in Idun township MN. She was born 18 June 1910 in Fessenden ND.

5. Haakon Thomsen, b. 13 Jan. 1911 in Idun township MN. He married Cleopatra L. PITTS, 22 Sep. 1937 in Nashua, IA. She was born 1 June 1919 in Waterloo, IA, and died 13 Sep. 1989 in Pasco, WA.

6. Astrid Caroline Thomsen, b. 13 Sep. 1915.


Tolleif George Thomsen and his wife Tykelia Caroline Hegna Thomsen

Tygelie was confirmed 12 Oct. 1884(# 9). She was then living on Hegna farm in Solum.

In the 1900 census Tygelie is living in Skien Norway

Tygelie emigrated 3 Mar. 1901 from Oslo, Norway. 1)

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