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Andreas (Andrew) Eggen

Andreas (Andrew) Eggen

Male 1842 - 1931  (89 years)

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  • Name Andreas (Andrew) Eggen  [1
    Born 18 Feb 1842  Levanger, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Mar 1842  Skogn, Nord Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    HEAL Cause of death: old age  [1
    Occupation Blacksmith  [1
    Died 12 Jul 1931  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 16 Jul 1931  Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Source: Photocopy of 1869 emigration list showing Andreas A. Eggan, Skogn Norway, age 27, sailing on ship Levaden?, destination La Crosse--Obtained on trip to Norway by E. Allan and Thelma Eggen in July 1991. His name while in USA and on his headstone is Andrew.

      Alternate marriage date: 1873
      Married by Rev. A. Wright

      1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Andrew Eggen, 38, plow manufacturer, born Norway, parents born Norway, wife Carrie, 33, keeping house, born Norway, parents born Norway, adopted (daughter) Tina Lund, 2, born MN, parents born Norway

      1885 MN State Census, Rushford City, Fillmore Co., Andrew Eggen 44, Carrie 37, Emma 5

      1895 Minnesota State Census, Fillmore, Rushford, page 5, Andrew Eggen 52, blacksmith, Karen L. 46, Emma C. 15

      1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Andrew Eggen, born Feb 1842 in Norway, age 58, married 27 years, emigrated to US in 1872, blacksmith, owns home free of mortgage, with wife Karen C., born Apr 1848 in Norway, age 52, mother of 0 children, boarder Iver B. Lund (Karen's nephew), 14, born MN, blacksmith apprentice

      1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Andrew Eggen, 68, married once for 36 years, born Norway, blacksmith, blow shop, with wife Carrie C. 62, mother of 0 children, born Norway

      1920 US Census, Minmesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Andrew Eggen, owns home free of mortgage at 29 Maple Street, age 77, widowed, immigrated to US in 1872, naturalized citizen in 1897, no occupation, with daughter Emma C. 40, single, no occupation

      Filed declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States, 30 Dec 1896, Rushford, Minnesota [4]
    Person ID I12495  Mindrum
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 

    Father Anders Andersen Holmstrø Eggen,   b. 30 Jul 1807, Holm farm in Hegra near Størdal, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1886, Eggen farm, Skogn, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Beret Andersdtr Børstad,   b. Abt 19 Apr 1807, Borstad farm, Stordalen, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1873  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1834  Stordal, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F8521  Group Sheet

    Family Karen Christine Carrie Lund,   b. 7 Apr 1848, Hammerfest, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1917, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1873  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Tina Lund,   b. 1877, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1896, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. Emma C. Eggen,   b. 21 Sep 1879, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1951, Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F8582  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Eggen, Andrew
    Eggen, Andrew
    Eggen, Andrew
    Eggen, Andrew
    Eggen relatives
    Eggen relatives
    Johs (Johan Emil Eggen, John Eggen, Andrew Eggen

    Headstones
    Eggen, Andrew and Karen Christine
    Eggen, Andrew and Karen Christine

  • Sources 
    1. [S870]

    2. [S3847]

    3. [S8161]

    4. [S897] Douglas Eggen.

    5. [S144] [Q:1].

    6. [S8162] Fillmore County Marriage Records 1858-1900, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota, Roll 8, Item 1, page 358.