Arthur Korn VIK

Male 1891 - 1986  (95 years)


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  • Name Arthur Korn VIK 
    Born 14 May 1891  Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 2 Aug 1891  Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jul 1986  Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Immigration Record for First Four Children Arriving in Canada:
      Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935:
      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Arrival Date: 19 Mar 1905, Ship Name: Tunisian, Port of Departure: Liverpool, England:
      Arthur K. Anderson, 14, male, laborer,
      Kalmar Anderson, 16, male, laborer,
      Helga Anderson, 17, female, servant,
      Inga Anderson, 11, female, child,
      All are able to read and write;
      All are single;
      All born in Norway;
      All are heading to Dell Rapids, S.Dak. as their ultimate destination.


      Arthur Vik's Declaration of Intention filed in Minnehaha County on Dec. 21, 1917 to become an American citizen reads as follows: "I, Arthur Korn Vik, aged 26 years, occupation farmer, do declare on oath that my personal description is: Color white, complexion light, height 5 feet 8 inches, weight 145 pounds, color of hair sandy, color of eyes blue, other visible distinctive marks blind on left eye. I was born in Sortland, Norway on the 14 day of May, annon Domini 1891; I now reside aat Dell Rapids, South Dakota. I emigrated to the United States of America from St. Mary, Canada on the Canadian Pacific railroad; my last foreign residence was Sortland, Norway; I am not married. It is my bona fide intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to Haakon VII, King of Norway, of whom I am now a subject; I arrived at the port of Sault Ste. Marie, in the State of Michigan, on or about the 22 day of March, anno Domini 1905; I am not an anarchist; I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy; and it is my intention in good faith to become a citizen of the United States of America and to permanently reside therein; So Help Me God. (Signed) Arthur Korn Vik. Subscribed and sworn to before me in the office of the Clerk of said Court this 21 day of Dec., anno Domini 1917, E. J. Anderson, Clerk of Circuit Court, by (signature illegible) Deputy Clerk.

      WW1 Draft Registration Card:
      Arthur Korn Vik
      Age: 26
      Residence: RR-1, Dell Rapids, SD
      Date of Birth: May 14, 1891
      Alien
      Birthplace: Jennestad, Norway
      Occupation: Farming
      Where: Logan Township
      Dependents: Mother
      Single
      Date: June 5, 1917

      1920 Census: South Dakota: Minnehaha: Logan Township:
      Arthur Vik, head, 28, single, came to the U.S. in 1905;
      Martin Johnson, brother-in-law, 39, born in the U.S.;
      Helga Johnson, sister, 31, a naturalized citizen, came to the U.S. in 1905;
      Kelfred Johnson, niece, 10;
      Eveline Johnson, niece, 8;
      Kalmar E. Vik, brother, 30, came to the U.S. in 1905, a naturalized citizen in 1919; Rachel Vik, sister, 18, came to the U.S. in 1904, alien;
      Harold D. Nelson, cousin, 36, came to the U.S. in 1904, a naturalized citizen in 1918.

      According to the 1900 Norwegian census, first name was spelled "Artur".
    Person ID I149  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 

    Father Anders Martin Berg KOLBEINSEN,   b. 31 May 1863, Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1938  (Age < 74 years) 
    Mother Karen Margarethe HANSSEN,   b. 3 Apr 1862, Bjørnskinn, Andøy, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1938, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1887  Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Vik, Karen and husband, Anders Kolbeinsen, with daughter Ragnhild.
    Vik, Karen and husband, Anders Kolbeinsen, with daughter Ragnhild.
    Documents
    Census. Andersen, Kolbein and family.  Norway Census 1900.  Original Paper Record.
    Census. Andersen, Kolbein and family. Norway Census 1900. Original Paper Record.
    Original paper record stored on microfilm for Gnr. 21, Brnr. 4 and 13, Holmvik and Nord, Sortland, Nordland, Norway.
    Census. Andersen, Kolbein and family. Norway Census 1875. Transcription.
    Census. Andersen, Kolbein and family. Norway Census 1875. Transcription.
    Digital transcription of original paper record for Gnr. 59b, Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway. Made available in the Digital Archives of the Regional State Archives in Bergen, Norway.
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet

    Family Esther Elida RASMUSSEN,   b. 1 Aug 1909, Everett, Snohomish, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 2006, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1942 
    Photos
    Vik, Arthur and extended family members.
    Vik, Arthur and extended family members.
    Seated: Arthur Vik.
    Standing, l. to r.: Esther (wife), Evelyn Johnson (niece), Hank and Mildred Wyman (cousin).
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1891 - Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Aug 1891 - Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jul 1986 - Seattle, King, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Nelson, Harold and Arthur Vik
    Nelson, Harold and Arthur Vik

    Histories
    Immigration.  Vik, Arthur Korn.  Declaration of Intention for Naturalization.
    Immigration. Vik, Arthur Korn. Declaration of Intention for Naturalization.
    Issued 21 December 1917 by the Circuit Court, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.