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From: Donald Stewart <>
Subject: Re: Johannessessen- Halden , Ostfold
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 16:41:29 +1200


Donald Stewart wrote:
>
> I am seeking information about my grandfather- a fairly shadowy
> character.
>
> His name was probably Theodor JOHANNESSEN c. 8.8.1861 and born in Halden
> Ostfold. Father, possibly jJohan Laurits Ericksen. a school-teacher in
> Halden, mother Johanne Marie OLSEN.
>
> he was a seaman who naturalised as an Australian in 1891 and changed his
> name to Thomas Johnson.
>
> Also can anybody help with information re the town of Halden?
> Don (proud of the Norse heritage).

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