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Valentine Sweethearts – Part VIII

My Grandfather Kåre was born to my Great-Grandparents Peggy Eugenie and Adolf Margido in 1925. He married my Grandmother Gunvor in 1948: Kåre was 23 and Gunvor was 21 when they got married. Gunvor was only 43 years old when her first grandchild (me) was born, younger than I am now!!! They were later divorced,… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part VIII

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part VI

My Grandpa Ola was the oldest son home on the Bakke farm. Some of you might remember his sisters Ingeborg and Lise who emigrated to America in the 1880s. You have also met his parents Nils and Helga before. For Nils and Helga's 1898 wedding picture I have chosen a beautiful album mat with little… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part VI

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part V

The daughter of Nils and Brite was my highly beloved Grandma, Oddny! She married my Grandpa Ola in 1937. For their wedding photo I have chosen a wonderful Forget-Me-Not album mat, since they were one of my Grandmother's favorite flowers. She loved a lot of flowers, but the tiny, yet abundant Forget-Me -Not always had… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part V

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part IV

Those of you who were around last spring have already met this pair of my Great-Grandparents, Nils and Brite, who married in 1908. My paternal Grandmother was born in 1909 and her photo was taken in 1910, HERE. For Valentine I have added a romantic apple blossom album mat to their wedding photo: Such sweet… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part IV

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part II

Another pair of my Great-Great Grandparents! My Grandmother always had the picture of my Great-Great Grandfather Amund (her Grandfather), but only this summer did I come across a picture of my Great-Great Grandmother Ingeborg, and for the first time see what she looked like. Amund and Ingeborg were married in 1879. Today is the first… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part II