Johanna Berntine Ellingsen

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

The Life Summary 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 for about 37 years. 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

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  • Marriage
    27 April 1852Steigen, Nordland, Norway
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    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Per, Egil, Nils, Selmer, Svein, Sven.Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Elling, from Old Norse Erlingr, meaning ‘son of an earl’.North German: habitational name from a place called Ellinghausen, Ellingesen, or similar.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Johanna Meisler in household of Peder Johan Meisler, "Norway Census, 1865"
    • Norway, Nordland Steigen Parish Register Birth and Christening
    • Johanna Ellingson in entry for John Misler and Ingeborg Johansen, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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