Utreist med/Emigrated on: the bark "SALVATOR"

Utreist til/Emigrated to: USA - 1843.

Erik Lorentzen Fossum: He was born on place under Fossum in Gjerpen on April 6th, 1818. His parents were Lorentz Larsenand Kirsten Arnesdatter.By the time of the census in 1835 Erik lived with his family on the place Lien under Fossum. This was probably his birthplace.He lived there with his parents Lorentz Larsen, age 55,  Kirsti Arnesdatter age 54 and siblings Andrea, age 25, Kirsten, age 22,Ole, age 14 and Lorentz, age 7. 

 1997 - Skien Genealogical page - by Jan Christensen.