DESCENDANTS OF MATHIAS KALLEVIK OF NORWAY
WHO SETTLED IN CANADA
the information about this branch of relatives in North
America after the Kalevik-Kallevig history book was completed, so
we are printing up this sheet to slip in each book. This is the family branch
of Reidar (Ray) Kallevig, British Columbia, Canada.
KALLEVIG is the third child of Mathias Kallevik, who was a full brother of
Johannes, Elias, and Ole here in America. Mathias also came to America about
1888 and farmed in partnership with his brother Ole for a few years. But later
he sold out and returned to Norway
and took over the Kallevik homestead there.
Most of the information we have about Mathias is in the history Introduction.
MATHIAS AND BERTHA MATHIASON KALLEVIK
married a girl in Norway
named Berta Oline Reidarsdattar, and to this union seven children were born:
Mathias 1899, Anna 1900, Reidar 1902, Jacob 1903, Lars 1905, Berta 1908, and Johanne 1908. Berta Oline died in 1908 and Mathias
Reidar was born in 1902 on the Kallevik homestead, Moster Haven, Norway. He went
to Canada to live and
married Judith Asness from Kingman, Alberta, Canada. They have lived in Canada ever
since. They are now retired and live in Delta, B.C., Canada, and celebrated their 50th
wedding anniversary on 5 Dec. 1986.
DAVID, AND VERNAL KALLEVIG
first child of Reidar and Judith Kallevig, was born at Camrose, Alberta.
He is employed by the city of New
Westminster as a truck driver. He is married to Verneal Grue from Camrose. She
works in furniture sales at Easton’s.
They have two children. SONJA, age 24, works as a lobby clerk-cashier for the
Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. DAVID, 22, is in his second year
at the University
of Trinity Western, Langly, B.C. He is also in his
first year of aviation and will soon have his commercial wings. Don and Verneal now live in Delta, B.C.
second child of Ray and Judith, was also born in Camrose. She is a real estate
agent. She married Steve Warrall of Ontario.
TED AND VERNA
EWACHNIUCK AND THEIR GIRLS –
TIANA, KARLA, AND ELANA
third child of Ray and Judith was also born at Camrose. She designs and
manufactures women’s and children’s sportswear. This is a business that evolved
from first designing skating dresses for the girls. She married Ted Ewachniuck,
lawyer. The have three girls – TIANA, KARLA, and ELANA. They live in Vancouver.
NICOL, DAVID, AND LORRAINE
LORRAINE, the fourth child of Ray and Judith,
was born in Surrey, B.C. She is a trained
teacher but is now busy looking after her growing family. She married Bob
McKay. He is a Vancouver
architect. The have three children – DAVID, NICOL, and KELLY. They live in north Vancouver,
The Kalevik- Kallevig Family History 1755 - 1987; Copyright 1987-2005.