Harald Langeland

1917–1989 (Age 72)
Guddal, Fjaler, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Harald

When Harald Langeland was born in 1917, in Guddal, Fjaler, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Anton Levis GALLEFOSS Larson, was 36 and his mother, Oline Hansdatter Langeland, was 33. He died in 1989, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Anton Levis GALLEFOSS Larson
1881–1967
Oline Hansdatter Langeland
1884–1964
Anne Marie Gallefoss Langeland
1908–1980
Aslaug Marie Gallefoss
1910–1997
Hans Johan Gallefoss
1911–1913
Helga Johanne Gallefoss
1913–1956
Laura Andrea Gallefoss
1915–1977
Harald Langeland
1917–1989
Sigrid Ragnhild Gallefoss Ingebrigtsen
1919–
Lars Langeland
1921–1997
Oddny Gallefoss
1925–2009

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World Events (2)

1923 · Naming Law

Age 6

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.
1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 25 farmsteads, most in western Norway, named from lang ‘long’ + land ‘(piece of) land’, ‘farmstead’.

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

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