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Rasmus Nilsen (1877 - )

Rasmus Nilsen was born 8 Feb. 1877 on Kvamsdal farm, bnr. 12 Lidi under bnr. 1 and 2. He was son of Nils Rognaldsen and Synneva Olsdatter. Rasmus married Hilda Petrina Oliva Hansen, Oct. 28, 1901. She was born 1877 in Bergen. She was daugther of sailor Hans Olsen. They had a daughter:

1. Svanhild Amanda, f. 19 Apr. 1905.

Rasmus emigrated to America October 23, 1906. Rasmus was then 29 years old, a sailor and "fyrbøter". He traveled by Cunard line and Rasmus was hired on the ship, so he was not charged. His destination was Baltimore. 1)

1) Lars Nordland: Masfjordboka bind 1, page 277.