Jens Rolf Johansen

23 June 1919–22 July 1997 (Age 78)
Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway

The Life Summary of Jens Rolf

When Jens Rolf Johansen was born on 23 June 1919, in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway, his father, Jens Johansen, was 22 and his mother, Marie Larsen, was 21. He married Leola May Probart in August 1946, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 22 July 1997, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78.

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Jens Rolf Johansen
Leola May Probart
Marriage: August 1946

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    August 1946Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
    1923 · Naming Law
    Age 4
    Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.
    1940 · Norway in WW II
    Age 21
    German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

    Name Meaning

    North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Ralf Johansen in household of Jense Johansen, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Jens Rolf, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Jens Rolf, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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