Andreas Johannesen

Brief Life History of Andreas

When Andreas Johannesen was born about 28 November 1813, in Vestfold, Norway, his father, Johan Gabriel Faderstrom, was 26 and his mother, Anna Margretha Andersdotter, was 22. He married Anna Caisa Andersen on 4 August 1844, in Langestrand, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 September 1899, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Johannesen
1813–1899
Anna Caisa Andersen
1816–1893
Marriage: 4 August 1844
Anders Christian Andersen
1848–
Martin August Andersen
1853–
Inger Mathilde Johannesen
1855–1918
Emil Thorvald Andersen
1858–

Sources (25)

  • Andreas Johansen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Andreas Johnsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Andreas Johannesen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

World Events (8)

1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

1814 · Eidsvoll, Norway

Place where the Norwegian Constitution was signed on 17 May.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Ingard, Iver, Morten, Thora. German Otto, Fritz.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Johannes (see John ). It is rare in Germany. Compare Johnson .

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

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