She grew up in Stavanger, Norway's third-largest city, and met her husband when he was stationed there for military training.
Relatively small has been the immigration from Hardanger, Stersdalen and the vicinity of Stavanger.
Stavanger , a flourishing port of Norway, on a fiord on the SW.
But ten years passed, and outside of Stavanger no one ever heard of Alexander Kielland.
He went south to Stavanger, and prepared a feast there for his marriage with Cecilia.
Bishop Reinald of Stavanger, who was an Englishman, was considered very greedy of money.
He led his men to victory after victory, and at length fought his last great battle at Hafrsfjord (to the south of Stavanger).
The voyage northwards from Stavanger, where the Hull boats first touch, is mostly between islands, and in continuous shelter.
In the spring of 1836 the second party of emigrants from Stavanger County came to America.
In fact, before 1836 the movement was almost confined to Stavanger and Ryfylke.