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Holdens in Norway

Holdens in Norway

Sally Midtdal (View posts)
Posted: 13 Jul 2000 3:04AM GMT
Does anyone have any information about Holdens in Norway? The ones in particular I am thinking of are Anne (b:1783) and Johanne Holden (1802) parents Jon Rosten and Marit Holden.

Holdens of Norway

Dan Holden (View posts)
Posted: 14 Jul 2000 5:08AM GMT
I am in contact with a fellow named Finn Holden in Norway. Do you want his e-mail? He's looking for Holdens in the US.


Sally Midtdal (View posts)
Posted: 14 Jul 2000 5:27AM GMT
yes please. much appreciated.


Dan Holden (View posts)
Posted: 14 Jul 2000 5:56PM GMT
His name is Finn Holden, and his e-mail is: You can tell him I gave you his name. Good luck!


Holdens in Hedmark, Norway

Posted: 24 Jul 2000 10:15PM GMT
Edited: 20 Oct 2002 1:05AM GMT
I have info on those Holdens, and their brother
Peder and a sister who died young.

Anne Jonsdtr bapt. 16 Feb 1783 d. 22 Jun 1860
Peder Jonsen bapt. 1 Jun 1788 d. 28 Mar 1858
Johanne Jonsdtr. bapt. 28 Mar 1802 d. 8 Jul 1876

Jon Rasmussen Røsten Holden b. ca. 1754 d. 28 Nov 1838
Marit Pedersdtr Holden b. 1760 d. 1 Aug 1838

I have more through all great-grandparents of
Anne and Johanne. Contact me at
if interested.


Dan Holden (View posts)
Posted: 5 Sep 2000 5:30AM GMT
Do you know the origin of the name in Norway? Did you contact Finn Holden in Norway. I gave his e-mail address to another person searching for Holdens in Norway?


Re: Holdens in Norway

Posted: 5 Jan 2002 3:53AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 Sep 2003 1:31AM GMT
Surnames: Rosten Holden
Hi Sally, I just came across your message and know it is old but not sure if you found your answer. Jon Rasmussen Røsten was a brother of my direct ancestor, Amund Rasmussen Røsten. Jon, of course, came from the Røsten farm in Tufsingdalen, Hedmark and his wife, Marit was the daugther of Peder Pedersen Holden and Marit Larsdatter Sandvoll. I have some information on their children if you are still interested. John Midtal (perhaps a relative of yours?), wrote a book on the families in the Tufsingdalen area in 1995 and has a lot of information on the family you were asking about. Peder Pedersen's father had come from a farm called "Bakken Søndre" Please contact me if you want additional info. Regards, Dale
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