Nayes - Madson Overview



Funner - Nayes (Naess) Overview
























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Heddal Parish & Hjartdal Parish
Telemark, Norway

Margit Larsdatter Nyhuus (17__-18__)
&
Christian Hermansen (
17__-18__)

Knurlia Cottage, Grini (now Grene) Farm, Heddal Parish

Then to:
Overboe Farm, 
Gvammen area of the Hjartdal Parish
Lineage back into Antiquity for the Funner Family
of
Nedre ("Lower") Funner Farm,
Gvammen area, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway
:
  from Harald Fairhair (ca.850 – c.933) to Paul (Pål) Pederson Paus


 Images of Harald Fairhair from the Flatey Book, a  medieval Icelandic manuscript.
Harald Fairhair & Father Halfdan the Black
Harald Fairhair receiving Norway from the
hand of his father, Halfdan the Black

  
Harald Fairhair preparing to behead an enemy
Harald Fairhair about to
behead one of his enemies



 
Funner

Nedre (Lower) Funner Farm
Gvammen area of the Hjartdal Parish

Telemark, Norway

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Asloug Olsdatter Aaboe (17  -    )    & 
Johan Haraldsen Funner (17  -    )

Married life 1758-

Bergit Hermansdatter (1767-18__)   &
Christian Johansen Funner (1769-18__) 

Married life 1798-18__



Overbo - Funner

Nedre  (Lower) Funner Farm, Gvammen area
Hjartdal Parish, Telemark, Norway
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Mid-1820's:  Marriage of Dorthe Christiansdatter Overbo & Johan Christiansen Funner

1847: Dorthe Christiansdatter Overbo
& Johan Christiansen Funner, with their 7 children
-- age 20 down to 2 yrs old --
emigrated to America --
to the Winchester, Wisconsin area
:
to Vinland Township, Winnebago County

5 of those 7 Funner children lived to adulthood.
Naess (Nayes)
 
Lindem, Leqvam, & Gunem Farms,
Seufde Parish
near the town of Gvarv,Telemark, Norway

1843 & 1845:  3 of the 5 Nayes brothers
-- bachelors in their early- & mid-20's --
emigrated to America --

to the Winchester, Wisconsin area:
Vinland Township, Winnebago County

1843 to America:
- Carl Anders Kittelsen Naess, age 20 (b.1823)

1845 to America:
- Lars Kittelsen Naess, age 25 (b.1820)

- Johans Kittelsen Naess, age 20 (b.1825)


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The Funner & Nayes Offspring

The oldest of  the 3 Nayes brothers:
-
Lars Kittelsen Naess, age 25 (b.1820) married Tonetta Gullicksen and moved to South Dakota.


1847 & 1852:  The two oldest Funner sisters married the two younger Nayes brothers and stayed in the Winchester, Wisconsin area:
-  (1)  Asloug ("Olive") Johansdatter Funner & Johans Kittelsen Nayes -- Married life together 1847-1870 &1904 
-  (3)  Margit Johansdatter Funner & Carl Anders Kittelsen Nayes -- Married life together 1852-1855


185_:  The two surviving Funner brothers married two Thompson Husetoft sisters,
moved to the Peterson, Minnesota area, & died as very young men in a diptheria epidemic:

- (2)  Christian Johansen Funner      (d.  18__, age __, Minnesota)
- (4)  Harald Johansen Funner           (d.  18__, age __, Minnesota)


18__:  The youngest Funner sister married Lars Larsen & stayed in the Winchester, Wisconsin area.
- (5)  Bergith Johansdatter Funner    (d.  ____, age __, Wisconsin)




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Funner-Nayes Women Letters 1885-1900

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Including Margreth Funner Nayes' 1885-1886 account of her trip back to
Telemark Norway with her elderly widower father, Johan Christiansen Funner.



The letter writers


Margreth Funner Nayes (1832-1894), Winchester, Wisconsin
- - resident of Vinland Township, Winnebago County

Margreth's daughter, Helga Andrine ("Dina") Nayes Madson (1855-1927)
-- resident of Culbertson, Nebraska & Melville, Montana

Margreth's niece,
Helga ("Hattie") Nayes Thompson (1850-1931)
-- resident of Fillmore County, Minnesota






Webpage by Lisa Lindberg   lisa@lisalindberg.com
Work log

2009:  11/20
2010:  3/2, 4/8,16,17,19
, 5/4 (changed from "Fune" to "Funner"), 5/6,20
2011:  6/6-7