RASMUS JENSEN FURUVALD
Utreist med/ Emigrated on: the "SALVATOR"
Utreist til/ Emigrated to: Ashippun township, Dodge Co., Wisconsin - 1844.
Rasmus Jensen Furuvald: He was born 1797 on the farm Furuvald in Gjerpen. He was baptised Nov 26th,and parents were Jens Rasmussen Rorevald and Ingebor Christensdatter, who had married Oct 6, 1796. Rasmus married Nov 19, 1826 Maren Hansdatterfrom the farm Søndre Aas. She was born 1804 by parents Hans Halvorsen S. Aas and Karen Nielsdatter Forevald (married Jan 10, 1802)and she was baptised March 4th. They had the following children: Ingeborg b. Sept 12, 1827 Folevall She was not married, and died 1890. Hans b. July 6, 1829 Forevald He married Apr 19, 1857 Maren Karine Pedersdatter. He died July 3, 1902 Margrethe b. Febr 29, 1832 Faarevald She married Petter Peterson, and she died 1894. Jens b. Oct 12, 1834 Furuvold He died March 30, 1897. Niels b. Aug 1, 1837 Furuvald He married Caroline Johnsen, and he died April 20, 1908 Rasmus died Febr 3, 1883 and is buried at St. Olaf Luth. Cemetery in Dodge Co.
Daughter Margrethe b. Febr. 29, 1832 Faarevald She married Petter Peterson Aas (he was
called locally Peter Mack), and she died
1894. She is buried at St. Pauls Cemetery. Believe they had three daughters who all
married Connells from the Menomonee Falls
area. They were Maria Bertha, Caroline, & Rachel. Mrs. George Fryda & Mrs. Dr.
Robert Boyle were two of their children. George
Fryda was a very successful farmer in or near the Town of Lisbon near Lake Five. Boyle was
a doctor in Milwauki.(1)
(1) Part in Italics submitted
by Roger Johnson of the Ashippun settlement in Dodge County, Wisconsin
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