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9.Albert Lauritsen Albertsen b. 09.12.1864 d. 01.02.1947. Albert

went to Audubon County, USA in 1882. Later he went to California where he stayed for about a year before moving to

Oregon where he worked in the lumbering business. He returned

to Audubon County in 1939, where he stayed with his brother

Hans before he purchased a home in west Audubon. In August

1940 he moved to a room at the home of a relative, Mr. Harry

P. Albertsen (husband of Rosa Albertsen from whom I have this

information). On October 20, 1940 he moved to Salem Old

People's home in Elk Horn where he lived until his death.

10.Hans Albertsen b. 01.04.1868 d. 10.11.1955. He was married to

Lena Johnson b. 04.04.1875 d. 26.06.1949, daughter of Mathias

Johnson and Maren Christensen.

Hans came to USA when he was 19 years old and worked on a farm

in Oakfield township. He was a long time member of the Audubon

Knights of Pythias Lodge. On Dec. 3, 1942 he was honored with having 50 years of membership.

Hans served in the county treasurers office for 14 years. At

one time he owned and operated a local grocery store in

Audubon. Lena was born in Dallas County, Iowa and later moved

to Audubon county with her parents.

They are both buries at Arlington Heights Cemetary, Audubon.

Generation 7:

Laurits Pedersen Albertsen b. 04.03.1863 d. 21.10.1943. He was married in Tranderup church on 26.10.1883 to Anna Hansen b. 27.09.1856 d. 19.01.1944, daughter of Hans Knudsen and Karen Albertsen from Staeremose, Aero. More about her family below.

They first lived in Bregninge Parish and then moved to Tranderup parish, where they stayed at Strandhusene, Vindeballemark, Aero.

Later he took over his fathers workshop at Leby, and worked there as a blacksmith.

All their living children except the daughter Anna went to USA.

Most of them lived in New York and Connecticut states. Hans went to California and Albert to Iowa.

Addresses given below are from around 1980-85.


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