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Help translate Norwegian Script

Help translate Norwegian Script

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 3:07AM GMT
Classification: Birth
Surnames: Hungness
I'm hoping someone can help me with translating Norwegian script writing from a parish baptism record. I believe I've located my great grandfather Ole Johan Hungness born October 6, 1871. I've attached the link and he is the first entry. I appreciate any help or direction, thank you so much!

Melissa Hungness

Re: Help translate Norwegian Script

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 6:46AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Jul 2013 6:52AM GMT
Hard to read - but I'll do the best I can....

Born 6 Oct 1871
Baptized 1 Jan 1872
Ole Johan
Father: Ole Sivertsen Hungnæs, born 1829
Mother: Inger Anne Larsdatter, born 1838
Sponsors: fisherman Lars Larsen Hungnæs, Ingeborg Aslaksdatter, farmer Ole Knudsen and wife Sigurd, farmer Ole Sivertsen and wife Gjertrud, Anna Pedersdatter.

1865 Census

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 6:53AM GMT
Classification: Query
Here is the family in the 1865 census for Hungnæs:

Re: 1865 Census

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 10:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hungness

This is amazing, thank you so much. I've ran across some of the sponsor's names in my research but could never make the connection! Thanks!

Very grateful,

Re: 1865 Census

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 2:02PM GMT
Classification: Query

You're welcome! If you have further questions, just post them here. There are quite a few excellent helpers on this forum.


1900 Census

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 2:06PM GMT
Classification: Query

1900 Census

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 2:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
The same Family in 1900:

Note that "your" Ole Johan is not living with his parents in 1900.


Posted: 6 Jul 2013 3:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
I suppose you already have this, but I'll post it in case you don't

Emigrants from Trondheim
Leaving 20 Aug 1906
Ole Johan Olsen Hungnæs
priest, married, Born 1871
Resides in America

Apparently he already lived in America and was back home in Norway fot a visit.

Re: Help translate Norwegian Script

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 6:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Melissa,

I posted some information about this family on your post on the More og Romsdal board. Good luck with your research.


Re: Emigration

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 8:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Brian,

I did have this "visit" from the ship's manifest but am still searching for his first trip to America. He attended Augsburg Seminary from 1897 to 1904 in Minnesota USA which explains why he was not on the 1900 census. Thank you for finding the emigration record though it gives me some searching ideas!

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