(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
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)
Nordland: Masfjordboka bind 1, page 277.