Person Sheet


Name Beret ???
Birth 1870, Norway
Death 1913/1920
Immigration 1903 or 1908, America
Spouses:
1 Peder Knudsen Brimie
Birth 10 Oct 1873, Brimie nordre i Garmo, Lom, Oppland, Norway
Christen 28 Oct 1873, Garmo, Oppland, Norway
Death 28 Oct 1934, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Burial 31 Oct 1934, Mt. Olive Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Immigration 11 Nov 1903, New York, New York
Occupation Merchant, tea and coffee shop; egg candler at time of death
Father Knud Thorstensen (Brimi) (1832-1900)
Mother Ronnaug Knudsdattir (Ladengen) (1834->1906)
Marriage 1901, ? Lom, Oppland, Norway
Children: Rose (1902-)
Aden [?] (1910-<1920)
Charles (1911-)
Anna Esther (1912-1913)
Notes for Beret ???
Her maiden name was given on Peter's death certificate.
Research
1910 U.S. census, Cook Co., IL, r. 273, E.D. 1236, p. 65B
Medical Notes for Peder Knudsen (Spouse 1)
He died from septicemia suffered for nine days, brought on by an abcess of the rectum following a flu infection.
Misc. Notes
The godparents and witnesses at his christening were Hans O. Frisvold, Rolf Enervold, Knud Loftsgaard, Kari Laingen, Embjorg Skaanser, and Anne A. Lyngved.

He was running the Brimi nordre farm at the time of the 1900 Norwegian census.

He was listed as a laborer, living at 230 Homer (his brother Knute's home), in the 1907 Chicago city directory [p. 375, LDS FHL microfilm 1759637]. The 1909 city directory [p. 378, LDS FHL microfilm 1759639] shows him with tea shops at 607 Milwaukee Ave., 680 Noble, 533 S. Halstad and 871 W. North Ave. His home was at 1668 Milwaukee Ave. They were living at 2062 Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL, at the time of the 1910 census. He was living at 1549 N. 44th Avenue in 1913 according to the city directory, working as a laborer.

The 1910 Chicago directory [p. 218, LDS FHL microfilm 1759640] lists him as having tea shops at 1041 Milwaukee Ave., 1342 Noble Ave., 1362 S. Halsted and 2710 W. North Ave., with his residence at 2062 Milwaukee Ave.

They were living at 4019 Long Avenue at the time of the 1910 census. His occupation was given as a wholesale egg candler.

He was an egg candler at Humbolt Produce Company at the time of his death, and had worked there for twelve years. He was living at 3836 N. Oak Park Ave. His death certificate gives his birthdate as 14 October 1873.

He arrived in New York on board the White Star Line ship "S.S. Oceanic" on 11 November 1903.

Chicago Daily News, 29 October 1934, p. 37:

"BRIMIE - Peter K. Brimie, 3836 N. Oak Park-av., beloved husband of the late Beret, dear father of Rose and Charles, fond brother of Mrs. Carrie Formoe, Mrs. Dora Gabrielsen, Paul and Knute. Resting at funeral home, 4138-40 North-av. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Interment Mount Olive. Call Belmont 6812."
Research
14 (b. 7, p. 21)
Death certificate (#29589) [LDS FHL microfilm 1907324
The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago, 1913, Chicago, IL: Chicago Directory Company, p. 222 [LDS FHL microfilm 1759643]
1875 Norwegan census, Lom, Oppland, k. 1, no. 58, G. 13 [LDS FHL microfilm ________]
1875 Norwegan census, Lom, Oppland, k. 1, no. 58, G.N. 13 [LDS FHL microfilm ________]
1900 Norwegian census, Lom, Oppland, k. 1, no. 28, G.N. 13,1 [LDS FHL microfilm ______; also Dovre Data Arkiv transcription]
1910 U.S. census, Cook Co., IL, r. 273, E.D. 1236, p. 65B
1920 U.S. census, Cook Co., IL, r. 338, E.D. 1603, p. 202B
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