Helge BJORNSSON Rue

about 1867–
Tinn, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Helge BJORNSSON

Helge BJORNSSON Rue was born about 1867, in Tinn, Telemark, Norway. She married Knut HALVORSSON Bakhus about 1888, in Tinn, Telemark, Norway.

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Knut HALVORSSON Bakhus
1865–
Helge BJORNSSON Rue
1867–
Marriage: about 1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1888
Tinn, Telemark, Norway

World Events (3)

1867 · Emigration lists

Age 0

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 2

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 8

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name for someone who lived on a track or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’).2 English: variant of Rowe 1, from the Old English byform rǣw, or a habitational name from places in Devon and Isle of Wight called Rew from this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads so named, notably in Telemark, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.

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