Noto, Karl and Borghild

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SIE 2-5-t261

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Noto, Karl and Borghild


  • 1984-06-15 (Creation)


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This interview was conducted with Karl and Borghild Notø June 15, 1984 in Moldtustranda, Herøy, Norway. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, meeting each other, returning to Norway, and marriage. The interview was conducted in Norwegian and has not been fully translated. Also available is a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Notø the time of the interview.

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Biographical Information Karl Notø born on December 25, 1901 in Notøya, Norway to Petter and Berte Moltumyr. Karl was the youngest of four children, and has one brother, Ole, and two sisters, Ragna and Karin. Karl immigrated to America in 1922 and became a carpenter in Minneapolis, MN before moving to Florida to work. He later returned to Minneapolis, where he met Borghild. Borghild was raised near Kristiansund, Norway and emigrated to Minneapolis in 1926, where her brother lived, after she was confirmed. In Minneapolis, she did housework until returning to Norway in 1930, where she remained in Bergen, working and waiting for Karl to return as well. The couple was married in 1932 upon his return to Norway and had two children: Birgit Marie and Kirsten Borgny.


Full Name: Karl Notø Father: Petter Notø Mother: Berte Moltumyr Notø Brothers and Sisters: Ole Notø Ragna Notø Karin Notø Spouse: Borghild Folland Notø Children: Birget Marie Notø Kirsten Borgny Notø Full Name: Borghild Folland Notø Maiden Name: Borghild Folland Father: Iver Folland Mother: Birgithe Marie Brevik Folland Brothers and Sisters: Olav Folland Karin Folland Ellen Folland Karl Folland Bergljot Folland Iver Folland Alfred Folland Jon Folland Spouse: Karl Notø Children: Birget Marie Notø Kirsten Borgny Notø

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