Johannes Jonsen

Male12 August 1838–

Brief Life History of Johannes

Johannes Jonsen was born on 12 August 1838, in Oppdal, Oppdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway as the son of Ole Johansen.

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Ole Johansen
Ole Olsen Hage
John Morken Olsen
Sigrie Olsen
Gunnild Olsen
Johanna Olsen
Knud Olsen Aalbu
Johannes Jonsen

Sources (2)

  • Johannes, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Johannes Johannesen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (7)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 5

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 7

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.

1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 31

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Monrad, Erik, Nels, Anders, Maren.

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Mons, an assimilated form of Magnus . This surname is rare in Denmark. Compare Monson , Munsen , and Munson .

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

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