Helga Pauline Dorthea VIK

Female 1888 - 1970  (82 years)


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  • Name Helga Pauline Dorthea VIK 
    Born 22 Apr 1888  Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Sep 1888  Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Oct 1970  Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 Nov 1970  Pacific Lutheran Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth record: Church Book:
      Birthdate: 22 Apr 1888
      Baptism date: 16 Sep 1888
      Name: Helga Pauline Dorthea
      Born in Vig
      Parents: Grdbr. Fisker Anders Martin Berg Kolbeinsen born in 1863 and Hsm. Karen Margret Jakobsdtr born in 1862

      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.


      Age at death--82 years, 6 months, 8 days.

      The 1920 census for Logan Township, Minnehaha County, indicates that Helga arrived in the U.S. in 1905 and that she (in 1920) was already a naturalized citizen. She, along with husband, Martin, and her two children, Kelfred and Evelyn, were living with her brother, Arthur Vik. Also living with Arthur Vik were Helga's brother, Kalmar, her sister, Rachel, and her cousin, Harold D. Nelson.

      Funeral home notice for Helga Johnson: "Johnson, Helga. Tues. Nov. 3, 1970. Age 82 of 109 N. 51st. Beloved mother of Miss Evelyn Johnson, Mrs. Hubert Carlson. Sister of Mrs. Rae Johnson, Mrs. Inga Lattin, Arthur Vik, all of Seattle. Member of Ballard First Lutheran. Services at Wiggen & Sons Chapel, Wednesday.

      Evelyn recalled that she and Helga made two trips back to South Dakota, one in 1960, when Arthur drove, and one in 1965 when she and Helga visited.

      Death Announcement, Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington) Tuesday, November 3, 1970:
      "Johnson, Helga
      age 82, of 109 N. 51st. Beloved mother of Miss Evelyn Johnson, Mrs. Hubert Carlson. Sister of Mrs. Rae Johnson, Mrs. Inga Latin, Arthur Vik, all of Seattle. Also three grandchildren, four great grandchildren. Member of Ballard First Lutheran Church. Services Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Wiggen and Sons Chapel. Interment, Pacific Lutheran."
    Person ID I152  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 

    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 Martin John JOHNSON,   b. 14 Nov 1880, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1959, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1908  Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Guhild JOHNSON
    +2. Kelfred Audne JOHNSON,   b. 22 Nov 1909, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 2003, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Evelyn Margaret JOHNSON,   b. 14 Aug 1911, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2000, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1888 - Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Sep 1888 - Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1908 - Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 1970 - Seattle, King, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Nov 1970 - Pacific Lutheran Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Vik, Inge, Rae, and Helga
    Vik, Inge, Rae, and Helga
    Johnson, Helga Vik and her daughter, Evelyn Johnson.
    Johnson, Helga Vik and her daughter, Evelyn Johnson.
    Helga and Evelyn at their home in Ballard, Seattle, Washington.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson with first cousin, once removed, Helga Johnson.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson with first cousin, once removed, Helga Johnson.
    At Helga's home in Ballard, a Norwegian neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. Taken while the Lowells vacationed in 1962 to visit the World's Fair in Seattle. Helga's mother and Alice's paternal grandmother were sisters.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson and her children with Helga Vik Johnson, cousin to Alice's father, Harold Dreyer Nelson.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson and her children with Helga Vik Johnson, cousin to Alice's father, Harold Dreyer Nelson.
    L. to R.: Alice Lowell, Linda Lowell, Leann Lowell, Helga Johnson, and Jerry Lowell. Taken at Helga's home in Ballard, Seattle, Washington, in 1962.

    Histories
    Correspondence. Celius, Anna Emilie 'Emma' Hanssen, letter to Helga Johnson.
    Correspondence. Celius, Anna Emilie "Emma" Hanssen, letter to Helga Johnson.
    Emma Celius and Helga Johnson were first cousins. Their mothers were sisters. After WWII and before Norway began to benefit significantly from North Sea oil discoveries, Norwegian life was difficult. In this letter, Emma asks her cousin if she has any extra clothing or curtains that she could send to Norway.
    Correspondence. Johnson, Helga.  Letter received from 'Carrie'.
    Correspondence. Johnson, Helga. Letter received from "Carrie".
    Written on 16 December 1960. The writer "Carrie" remains unidentified as of 5 December 2013. Research still being conducted to identify sender. Please contact webmaster if you have any information on this individual.
    Correspondence. Olsen, Hansine.  Letter to cousin Helga Johnson and Helga's daughter, Evelyn.
    Correspondence. Olsen, Hansine. Letter to cousin Helga Johnson and Helga's daughter, Evelyn.
    Date of letter unknown.