John Haug

Brief Life History of John

John Haug was born on 20 April 1885, in Erfjord, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway as the son of Johannes Gundersen and Ingeborg Knutsdatter. He had at least 1 son with Karren Hansine Torjusdatter Frøvik. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1903 and lived in Jelsa, Rogaland, Norway in 1885. He died on 10 February 1970, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in De Forest, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Haug
Karren Hansine Torjusdatter Frøvik
Johannes Theodore Haug

Sources (6)

  • John Haug, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Johannes Haug, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Johan Haug, "Wisconsin, Dane County Naturalization Records, 1887-1945"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Ernst, Ingeborg, Kurt, Albrecht, Arno, Eberhard, Hans, Hedwig, Helmuth, Siegfried, Wolfgang. Scandinavian Bjorn, Arlis, Erik, Helmer, Odvar, Paal, Selmer, Toril.

German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hugo (see Hugh ). Compare Hauck .

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Haug, from the indefinite singular form of Old Norse haugr ‘hill, mound’.

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

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