HANS ISAKSEN RIIS

Utreist med/Emigrated on:

Utreist til/Emigrated to:


Hans Isaksen Riis: He was born February 8, 1828 on Nordre Riis in Gjerpen. His parents were Isak Larsen and Karen Kirstine Hansdatter. He emigrated only 17 years old.

According to the census of 1835 we find:
Family one:
Lars Knudsen age 65 - tenant-farmer
Anders Larsen age 31 - his son
and his family

Family two:
Isak Larsen age 40 - inderst (this means he only rented a room)
Karen Hansdatter age 35 - his wife
Lars age 11
Hans age 7
Jacob age 5
Maren Anne age 3

According to the census of 1845 we find:
Lars Knudsen age 76 - tenant farmer
Isak Larsen, his son - age 49
Karen Kirstine Hansdatter - age 46 - wife
Lars age 21 (married Marthe Haagensdatter and he died May 18, 1863)
Jacob age 15
Marianne age 13
Kirstine age 10
Andreas age 4

The family owned 2 horses, 7 cattle, 16 sheep and 1 pig


 1997 - Skien Genealogical page - by Jan Christensen