Brigt Johannes Mattiasson Madsen

Brief Life History of Brigt Johannes Mattiasson

When Brigt Johannes Mattiasson Madsen was born on 11 December 1892, in Vikør, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Mathias Claudius Jakobson Madsen, was 43 and his mother, Anna Ljungberg, was 40. He married Lydia Helene Martinesdtr Haldorsen on 24 June 1915, in Bremnes, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Skutle, Voss, Hordaland, Norway in 1900. He died on 20 May 1966, in Rubbestadneset, Bremnes, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 73.

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Brigt Johannes Mattiasson Madsen
1892–1966
Lydia Helene Martinesdtr Haldorsen
1889–1975
Marriage: 24 June 1915
Bjarne Magnar Brigtson Madsen
1929–1999

Sources (5)

  • Brigt Madsen in household of M. C. Madsen, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Brigt Johannes Madsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Birgt Johannes, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

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

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