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A history of Norwegian immigration to the United States from the earliest beginning down to the year 1848

Author: George T Flom
Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa : Privately printed, 1909. ©1909
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Flom, George T. (George Tobias), 1871-1960.
History of Norwegian immigration to the United States from the earliest beginning down to the year 1848.
Iowa City, Ia., Priv. Print., 1909
(OCoLC)651871429
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George T Flom
OCLC Number: 1535742
Description: 407 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Norway. Population, resources, pursuits of her people, social conditions, laws and institutions --
Emigration from Norway --
The earliest immigrants from Norway, 1620 to 1825 --
The sloopers of 1825. The first Norwegian settlement in America. Kleng Peerson --
The founding of the Fox River Settlement. Personal notes on some of the founders --
Causes of emigration from Norway. General factors, economic --
Causes of emigration continued. Special factors. Religion as a cause. Emigration agents --
Causes of emigration continued. The influence of successful pioneers. "America-letters." The spirit of adventure. Summary --
Growth of the Fox River Settlement. The immigration of 1836. Further personal sketches --
The year 1837 continued. The sailing of Aegir --
Beaver Creek. Ole Rynning --
Some of the immigrants of 1837. The first pathfinders from Numedal and Telemarken --
Ansten Nattestad's return to Norway in 1838. The year 1839. Immigration assumes larger proportions. The course of settlement changes --
Shelby County, Missouri. Ansten Nattestad's return from Norway in 1839. The founding of the Jefferson Prairie Settlement in Rock County, Wisconsin --
The earliest white settlers on Rock and Jefferson Prairies. The founding of the Rock Prairie Settlement. The earliest settlers on Rock Prairie --
The Rock Run Settlement. Other immigrants of 1839. The immigration of 1840 --
The settlement of Norway and Raymond Townships, Racine County. The founders of the settlement. Immgration to Racine County in 1841-1842 --
The establishment of the Koshkonong Settlement in Dane County, Wisconsin --
The settling of Koshkonong by immigrants from Numedal and Stavanger in 1840. Other accessions in 1841-1842 --
New accessions to the Koshkonong Settlement in 1840-1841. The growth of the Settlement in 1842 --
The first Norwegian settlement in Iowa, at Sugar Creek in Lee County --
The earliest Norwegian settlers at Wiota, La Fayette County, and Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin --
Growth of the Jefferson Prairie Settlement from 1841 to 1845. The first Norwegian land owners in Rock County --
Immigration to Rock Prairie from Numedal and Land in 1842 and subsequent years --
Immigration from Hallingdal, Norway, to Rock Prairie from 1843 to 1848. Continued immigration from Numedal. Other early accessions --
Economic conditions of immigrants. Cost of passage. Course of the journey. Duration of the journey --
Norwegians in Chicago, 1840-1845. A Vossing colony. Some early settlers in Chicago from Hardanger --
The earliest Norwegian settlers in the Township of Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin --
The first Norwegian settlers in the Townships of Dunkirk, Dunn, and Cottage Grove, in Dane County, Wisconsin --
The expansion of the Konkonong Settlement into Sumner and Oakland Townships in Jefferson County. Increated immigration from Telemarken. New settlers from Kragerö, Drammen and Numedal --
The coming of the first large party of immigrants from Sogn. New accessions from Voss --
Long prairie in Boone County, Illinois ; a Sogning settlement --
The growth of the Racine County (Muskego) Settlement, 1843-1847 --
The Heart Prairie Settlement in Walworth Co., Wis. Skoponong. Pine Lake --
The earliest Norwegian settlers at Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin. The influx from Land, Norway, to Wiota and vicinity, 1844-1852 --
Continued immigration from Aurland, Sogn, to Koshkonong. The arrival of settlers from Vik Parish, Sogn, in 1845 --
Kirkeregister. Church register of East Koshkonong, West Koshkonong and Liberty Prairie Congregations as constituted during the years of Reverend J.W.C. Dietrichson's incumbency of the pastorate from 1844 to 1850, and as recorded by Reverend Dietrichson --
The founding of the Norwegian settlements of Norway Grove, Spring Prairie and Bonnet Prairie in Dane and Columbia Counties, Wisconsin --
Blue Mounds in Western Dane County, Wisconsin --
The Hardanger settlement in Lee and De Kalb counties, Illinois. Big Grove in Kendall County, and Nettle Creek in Grundy County, Illinois --
The first Norwegian pioneers in Northeastern Iowa --
Survey of immigration from Norway to America. Conclusion.
Responsibility: by George T. Flom, Ph. D (Columbia), professor of Scandinavian languages and literatures and acting professor of English philology, State University of Iowa.

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