Johan Leiv Mydske

Brief Life History of Johan Leiv

When Johan Leiv Mydske was born on 1 December 1911, in Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Peder Jonas Johansen Mydske, was 31 and his mother, Kristine Oline Olsdatter, was 26. He married Else Guldborg Jensen in Drammen, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway. He died on 25 September 1985, at the age of 73, and was buried in Drammen, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway.

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Johan Leiv Mydske
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    Birth year of Sonja Henie. She was an Olympic figure skater and a movie star. She won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater.

    1913 · Gerhard Naeseth

    Birth year of Gerhard Naeseth Well-known Genealogist who specialized in Norwegian-Americans and Norwegian immigration. Director and founder of the Vesterheim Genealogical Center, now called the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in Madison, Wisconsin.

    1940 · Norway in WW II

    German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

    Name Meaning

    Older Scottish spelling of Joan , which was traditionally pronounced as two syllables.

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