Jens Rolf Johansen

Male23 June 1919–22 July 1997

Brief Life History 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 lived in United States in 1949. 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

Sources (8)

  • Jens R Johnsen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jens Rolf Johansen, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Jens R Johansen, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    August 1946Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Per, Niels, Nils, Thor, Johan, Bjorn, Lars, Oluf, Borge, Holger, Jarl.

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

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

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