Reisetter Family Stories


Radcliffe Community Folks and Facts Illustrated (Radcliffe Centennial Volume, 1980) page 198

Jorund Reisetter, Osmund A. Reisetter and Thomas Reisetter, children of Aslak Tomasson and Gjertrud Åsmundsdtr, left Norway and settled in the Radcliffe area. They were three of six children.

In 1873, Jorund married Eirik Jakobson of Heng Farm, sub-farm 1.
In 1869, Osmund A. married Adolfine Karoline Olsdtr of Jåstad Farm, sub-farm 2.
In 1865, Thomas married Ingebjørg Olsdtr of Sandstå Farm, sub-farm 2.



Aslak Tomasson and Gjertrud Åsmundsdtr lived on Reiseter Farm, Ullensvang Parish, Hordaland County, Norway. This family left for America in 1873 and settled in Lee County, Illinois. Aslak was born in 1810 and died in 1892. He was from Tveisme Farm, sub-farm 1, Kinsarvik Parish, Norway. Aslak married Gjertrud in 1838. Gjertrud Åsmundsdtr was born in 1811 and died in 1878. She was from Løyning Farm, sub-farm 2, Odda Parish, Hordaland County, Norway.

Children from this marriage were:

i. Tomas (Thomas) was born in 1840 and died in 1914.
ii. Åsmund (Osmund A.) was born in 1843 and died in 1931.
iii. Jorund was born in 1845 and died in 1928.
iv. Åmund was born in 1849 and died in 1923.
v. Aslak was born in 1851.
vi. Åsmund was born in 1855.


Source of Norwegian Based Information:

Odda - Ullensvang og Kinsarvik, Bind 4/1 - Ullensvang sokn


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