Ruth

Ruth Arnhild Carlsen

08.07.1907-01.11.1976

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Ruth with her mother, Amalie.

Born: July 8, 1907, Staten Island, New York
Died: November 1, 1976, Staten Island, New York

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Ruth ble konfirmert 3 desember 1922 i Mandal. Som vi ser av kirkeboken, var Kornelius og Amalie ikke medlemmer av statskirken, men de tillot datteren Ruth å bli konfirmert. Det ser ut til at Ruth ble døpt i Port Richmond (USA) samme dag som broren William, 28/1-1912

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Ruth married Arne Martin Carlsen.
He was born: December 11, 1908, Sarpsborg, Norway.
Died: November 1, 1988, Brooklyn, New York

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Ruth, Arne and Clarence

More about Arne Martin Carlsen’s ancestors here and here.

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Clarence Allen Carlsen, Born:   September 3, 1934, Brooklyn, New York

Married: January 21, 1956, Copiaque, Long Island, NewYork to

Helen Ann Soper Carlsen, Born: September 18,  1936, Bayshore, Long Island, New York

 

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Clarence and his kids Glen, Linda, Judy, Steven and Diane

Here is an old video with Clarence & family  Clarence

Clarence i Norge julen 1956, etter at han hadde tjenestegjort i Tyskland. Øverst med Solveig og Einar, deretter med Ingjerd, William og Willy. Nederst julefeiring hos Amalie og Arnfinn; William, Clarence, Willy, Amalie, Einar, Arnfinn og Ingjerd.

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Gladys Carlsen, Born: March 5, 1939, Brooklyn, New York

Married December 27, 1980 to Thomas Percival, from NJ.

 

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Gladys and her kids Karen, Debbie and Glen

Here is an old video of Gladys & family Gladys

about Clarence’ ancestors on his father’s side – look here

about Gladys’ ancestors on her father’s side – look here

and descendants of Gladys and Clarence here.

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Ruth and Arne with Karen and Debbie

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Siste brev fra Ruth

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Ruth og Arne i Norge i 1972

Here is a short video from their visit in Norway Ruth

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