Johan Arent Maeland


Brief Life History of Johan Arent

Johan Arent Maeland was born in 1881, in Bergen, Norway as the son of Wøll Nilsen Maland. He married Brita Olavsdtr Steinsland in 1918, in Steinsland, Hosanger, Hordaland, Norway. He died in 1944, in Bergen, Norway, at the age of 63.

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Johan Arent Maeland
Brita Olavsdtr Steinsland
Marriage: 1918

Sources (2)

  • Johan Arent Maland, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Johan Arnt Maland, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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  • Marriage
    1918Steinsland, Hosanger, Hordaland, Norway
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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)

    1882 · Sigrid Undset

    Age 1

    Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

    1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

    Age 12

    Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

    1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Marland in Castleton (Lancashire), named from Old English mere ‘pool’ or (ge)mǣre ‘boundary, border’ + land ‘land’.

    Dutch: habitational name from Maarland on Oost-Voorne (South Holland), now obsolete, or from Maarland in Eijsden (Dutch Limburg).

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

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