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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Family Time Line

Johannes Endresen
1770–1836
Ingeborg Kristensdatter Stegen
1779–
Marriage: 1805
Anna Johannesdatter Undredal
1805–1806
Anna Johannesdatter Undredal
1807–
Ole Johannesen Undredal
1808–1824
Ingeborg Johannesdatter Undredal
1810–
Christopher Johannessen Thorsnes
1813–1898
Endre Johannesen Undredal
1816–1835
Kristen Johannesen Undredal
1818–1892
Dina Johannesdatter
1821–

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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