Klakegg, Kristian and Alfhild

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SIE 2-5-t266_t267

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Klakegg, Kristian and Alfhild


  • 1984-06-18 (Creation)


3 file folders
1 photograph
2 sound cassettes

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This interview was conducted with Kristian and Alfhild Klakegg on June 18, 1984 in Sandane, Norway. It contains information on family background, emigration, settling in, work, and re-emigration to Norway. The interview was conducted in Norwegian and is not fully translated. Also available is a photograph of Kristian and his wife at the time of the interview. The interview is in Norwegian.

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Box 11, File 23 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 11, File 23A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Box 11, File 23B Photographs
One photograph

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Interviewed by Janet Rasmussen
Transcribed by Mary Sue Gee, Julie Peterson and Becky Husby
Encoded by Kerstin Ringdahl & Amity Smetzler
Recording Quality: Good

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  • Norwegian

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Kristian Klakegg was born on August 10, 1902 in Klakegg, JĂžlster, Norway to Anders Klakegg and Lovise Hus (?). He was the last of twelve children: Knut, Ole, Sivert, Mathias, Nils, Martin, Oline, Severine, Ludwig, Olai, Albert, and Kristian. Kristian emigrated in 1923 at the age of twenty-one and settled in Washington State. He obtained citizenship in 1935 and worked in the timber industry for fifteen years. Following that, he began fishing in Alaska. He visited Norway in 1947 and again in 1953, this time marrying Alfhild Gloppestad. Kristian and Alfhild had one child, Arne, and continued to live in Washington until 1963 when they returned to Norway.


Full Name: Kristian Klakegg
Father: Anders Klakegg
Mother: Lovise Hus (?)
Paternal Grandfather: Knut (?)
Paternal Grandmother: Oline (?)
Brothers and Sisters: Knut Klakegg, Ole Klakegg, Sivert Klakegg, Mathias Klakegg, Nils Klakegg, Martin Klakegg, Oline Klakegg, Severine Klakegg, Ludvig Klakegg, Olai Klakegg, Albert Klakegg
Spouse: Alfhild Gloppestad
Children: Arne Klakegg.

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123.4 MiB


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