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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, Aitkin County, Minnesota, and died 18 Dec. 1986. (Picture).

2. Thor Brynjulf Thomsen, b. 13 Nov. 1905 in Idun Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota,

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

4. Alf George Thomsen, b. 22 Apr. 1909 in Idun Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, d. 12 June 1962 in Lewiston, Minnesota. He married Jean MCCRORY, 30 June 1937 in McGrath, Minnesota. She was born 18 Jan. 1910 in Fessenden ND. She died 12 Sep. 2002 in Fort Collins, Colorado.

5. Haakon Thomsen, b. 13 Jan. 1911 in Idun Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, died 2 May 1995 in Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA. 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 in Idun Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, d. 21 Mar. 2007 in Isle, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, USA.

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 "Karoline Hegna" was living in Skien, Norway.

"Karoline Hegna" emigrated 3 Mar. 1901 from Oslo, Norway. 1)

1) SAKO, Solum kirkebøker, F/Fa/L0008: Ministerialbok nr. I 8, 1865-1876, s. 72.
SAKO, Solum kirkebøker, F/Fb/L0001: Ministerialbok nr. II 1, 1877-1892, s. 86.
1900 census for Skien, Norway.
Emigrants from Oslo 1867-1930.