about 1619–
Stamneshella, Vaksdal, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes was born about 1619, in Stamneshella, Vaksdal, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Laurits Johanneson Galtung, was 31 and his mother, Elisabeth Ottesdatter Orning, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Mrs Johannes.

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Mrs Johannes
Guri Johannesdatter

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World Events (3)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 66

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 81

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 117

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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