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This Page Updated
10 November 2007

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RECENT Changes:
Most recent changes are listed first.

November 10, 2007
Mathias Vinge Children page added and large picture of family placed on line.  Pictures of Mathias Vinge and Johanna Vollan added.

Higher quality picture of Peter and Sigrid Satrum added (click to view on that page.

Ole Flotterud tombstone pictures from Fort Snelling, Minnesota added.

Picture of Bartinus
first farm house (modern picture) added.

Skatval and Stjørdal Historielag web site links added.

March 01, 2007
Added links to Zumbrota Area Historical Society and Goodhue County Historical Society on the first page of this site.

July 11, 2006

Saltøy page updated with information about the German Battleship "Tirpitz" stationed there in World War II.

July 11, 2006
Bernice Svee/Ole Flotterud Page Added
Svee Children Page updated

Photos of Lena Svee, Ole Flotterud, WWI troops and troops deployed to Mexican border added.

Additional details added about Lena Svee.

July 04, 2006
Just some formatting changes--no NEW information was added.

March 22, 2006

Added a page documenting the bark BergenPeter Olesen Satrum sailed on this ship from Norway in 1865.

November 14, 2005
Added a "Credits" Page to document significant sources of information that I use at this site.

November 02, 2005
Expanded the narrative on the Peter and Sigrid Satrum page including information on the formation of the county and the townships and towns.

October 06, 2005
Added a picture of Peter and Sigrid Satrum

Added additional information about some of the children on the John Svee/Berit Rokke Children page

Mathias Vinge page modified to include more details about his life and journey to Minnesota.

October 02, 2005
Larger versions of Svee and Rokke farm pictures can now be viewed by clicking on pictures on those pages.  Even higher quality versions are available to family members and other interested individuals.  Send an e-mail to
family_history@satrum.net to request these.

September 30, 2005
Added a separate page for
Peter Olesen Satrum's Ancestors

September 29, 2005
Added a separate page for Vinge 76.6, the farm in Norway of Greis Jonson Vinge and his son Mathias Vinge.

September 27, 2005
Added a separate page for Fjærplassen the home in Norway of Berit Rokke

Added a separate page for Saltøy, Svebukta, Sveberg.  All homes associated with the family of John J. Svee

September 06, 2005
Added a page with 1886 Letter to Norway  from Baard Pedersen Saetran(1812-1889) to his brother, Peder Pedersen Saetran (1818-1898).

This page also contains a letter from Eli Hansdatter Traelstad Saetran.  Both letters include a translation to English.

Planned Updates:

Additional pictures of individuals.

Maps and platbooks showing location of homes/farms.

Convert "facts" into  "stories" or narrative for individuals

Separate pages for selected individuals to document their "Story"

Add more information from September 2005 trips to Laq qui Parle County, Trønderlag and the farms and  St. Louis.