Johanna Berntine Ellingsen

20 September 1828–8 December 1871 (Age 43)
Skagstad, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Johanna Berntine

When Johanna Berntine Ellingsen was born on 20 September 1828, in Skagstad, Nordland, Norway, her father, Jens Christian Ellingsen, was 32 and her mother, Jonetta Carolina Rosenvinge Ellingsen, was 33. She married Peder Johan Olai Meisler on 27 April 1852, in Steigen, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Steigen, Nordland, Norway in 1828. She died on 8 December 1871, in Meland, Nordland, Norway, at the age of 43, and was buried in Værøy, Nordland, Norway.

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Peder Johan Olai Meisler
Johanna Berntine Ellingsen
Marriage: 27 April 1852
Hanna Elisabeth Meisler
Andreas Martin Meisler
Johan Kristian Rosenvinge Meisler

Spouse and Children

27 April 1852
Steigen, Nordland, Norway


    Hanna Elisabeth Meisler


    Andreas Martin Meisler


    Johan Kristian Rosenvinge Meisler


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 1

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 
1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Age 4

"Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem ""Ja, vi elsker."""
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 15

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: patronymic from Elling, from the Old Norse personal name Erlingr, meaning ‘son of an earl’.2 North German: habitational name for someone from a place called Ellinghausen, Ellingesen, or similar.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Unknown in entry for John Christian Meisler, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Johanna Berntine Jensdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Norway, Nordland, Stegen 1865 Census-Peder Johan Meisler Hansen Family

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