Johan Jacob Johnsen

10 February 1830–17 April 1892 (Age 62)
Trondenes Prestegjeld, Troms, Norway

The Life of Johan Jacob

When Johan Jacob Johnsen was born on 10 February 1830, in Trondenes Prestegjeld, Troms, Norway, his father, John Tollefsen, was 50 and his mother, Anne Sofie Johnsen, was 45. He married Maren Magrethe Olsdr on 29 December 1857, in Holla, Bratsberg, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Trondenes kirke, Trondenes Prestegjeld, Troms, Norway in 1830. He died on 17 April 1892, in Harstad, Troms, Norway, at the age of 62, and was buried in Trondenes Prestegjeld, Troms, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Johan Jacob Johnsen
1830–1892
Maren Magrethe Olsdr
1832–1908
Marriage: 29 December 1857
Markus Lauritz Johansen
1857–1878
Amalie Johansdatter
1859–1955
Joacim Andreas Johansen
1864–
Kristian Johansen
1867–

Spouse and Children

    Male1830–1892Male

    Maren Magrethe Olsdr

    Female1832–1908Female

MARRIAGE
29 December 1857
Holla, Bratsberg, Norway
children

(4)

    Markus Lauritz Johansen

    Male1857–1878Male

    Female1859–1955Female

    Joacim Andreas Johansen

    Male1864–Male

    Kristian Johansen

    Male1867–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Tollefsen

    Male1780–1854Male

    Anne Sofie Johnsen

    Female1785–Female

siblings

(3)

    Matias Eberg Johnsen

    Male1824–Male

    Marta Marie Johnsen

    Female1826–Female

    Male1830–1892Male

World Events (7)

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Age 2

"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."""
1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 4

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1847 · Nordlyset

Age 17

First Norwegian-American newspaper was published in the Norwegian language. It was published in Wisconsin.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jo(h)n, Johann(es) ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johansen in entry for Hans Peter Johansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johan Jacob Johansen in entry for Johan Peter Johansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johan Jakob Johansen in entry for Johan Peter Johansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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