Jon Torkildsen
(Cir 1754-1841)
Kirsti Halvorsdatter
(Cir 1757-1829)
Fredrik Fransen Kalvehagen
Helene Nilsdatter
(Cir 1766-1854)
Gunder Jonsen Grøttvet nordre
Maria Fredriksdatter Kalvehagen
Frans Gundersen Grøttvet


Family Links

1. Kristine Fredriksdatter Gram

2. Maren Fredriksdatter
3. Lisa Svensdatter
4. Karoline Augustsdatter

Frans Gundersen Grøttvet 1783,4177,5045,10373

  • Born: 9 May 1831, Grøttvet, Askim, Østfold, Norway
  • Christened: 22 May 1831, Askim, Østfold, Norway
  • Unmarried (1): Kristine Fredriksdatter Gram
  • association (2): Maren Fredriksdatter 4354
  • Marriage (3): Lisa Svensdatter on 6 Jul 1865 in Askim, Østfold, Norway 268
  • Marriage (4): Karoline Augustsdatter on 4 Feb 1873 in Askim, Østfold, Norway 4177

   Other names for Frans were Frantz and Frants Gundersen Grødtvedt.


  General Notes:

In 1861 Frans bought the Nord-Grøttvet bnr. 2 farm in Askim from his widowed mother for 2857 spdl. He didn't manage there and in 1869 the farm was sold in auction to his brother-in-law, Gunder Hansen of bnr. 3. Frans moved to the Frankrike farm under søndre Grøttvet.

Frans took over the Frankrike farm in 1875 and farmed it until he died, probably during the 1880's.


Frans had a relationship with Kristine Fredriksdatter Gram, daughter of Fredrik Svensen Gram and Marie Svensdatter. (Kristine Fredriksdatter Gram was born on 2 May 1829 in Løken Søndre, Askim, Østfold, Norway, christened on 10 May 1829 in Askim, Østfold, Norway, died on 3 Jun 1910 in Solvold, Askim, Østfold, Norway and was buried on 10 Jun 1910.)


had a child with, daughter of Fredrik Svensen Gram and Johanne Fredriksdatter.4354 (Maren Fredriksdatter was born on 26 Sep 1832 in søndre Løkenplass, Askim, Østfold, Norway and was christened on 10 Oct 1832 in Askim, Østfold, Norway.)


Frans next married Lisa Svensdatter, daughter of Svend Anderson and Unknown, on 6 Jul 1865 in Askim, Østfold, Norway.268 (Lisa Svensdatter was born in 1841 in Filipstad, Värmlands län, Sweden, died on 8 Jun 1870 in Grøttvet nordre, Askim, Østfold, Norway and was buried on 11 Jun 1870 in Askim, Østfold, Norway.)

  Marriage Notes:

They were married on the day of their son's baptism.

In the census for 1865 Frantz and Lisa owned and farmed the Grøttvet nordre (79a) farm in Askim. They had their young son and Frantz' widowed mother with them. 10374,10375


Frans next married Karoline Augustsdatter, daughter of August Larsen Solie and Ingeborg Hansdatter, on 4 Feb 1873 in Askim, Østfold, Norway.4177 (Karoline Augustsdatter was born on 23 Dec 1847 in Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway and was christened on 1 Jan 1848 in Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway.)