Johannes Endresen

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Endresen was born in 1770, in Undredal, Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Endre Gundersen, was 28 and his mother, Brita Johansdatter, was 23. He married Anna Pedersdatter Dyrdal on 25 June 1798, in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 2 October 1836, in his hometown, at the age of 66.

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Johannes Endresen
Ingeborg Kristensdatter Stegen
Marriage: 1805
Anna Johannesdatter Undredal
Anna Johannesdatter Undredal
Ole Johannesen Undredal
Ingeborg Johannesdatter Undredal
Christopher Johannessen Thorsnes
Endre Johannesen Undredal
Kristen Johannesen Undredal
Dina Johannesdatter

Sources (7)

  • Johannes Endresen in entry for Dina Johannesdatter, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Johannes Endresen Undahl in entry for Knud Magnesen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Johannes Endresen in entry for Knud Magnesen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

World Events (5)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Borge, Erik.

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Endre, from Old Norse Eindrithi, composed of the elements ein ‘one, sole’ + rithi ‘rider’. Compare Enderson 1.

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

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