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From: "Lill Ann Parry" <>
Subject: RE: translation help please
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 16:47:20 -0400
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In-Reply-To: <00f301c480ab$052f37c0$1647a30c@Eric>


Olaf and Eric,

I would have translated it that he was "working on" being elected to the Stortinget.

Lill Ann

On 12 Aug 2004 at 15:29, Eric Greenfeldt wrote:

> Olaf,
>
> Thank you for the translation. I am really puzzled by this sentence from
> an entry for the Skjelsvik farm from the Eidanger bygdebok (page 381)
> because the archivist for the Storting can find no record of Knud Olsen
> Skjelsvik having served in Parliament. On page 380 the entry says he
> died in 1860 but Knud came to America about 1862 with his son Edward and
> daughter Clara.
>
> Eric
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olaf [mailto:]
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 2:20 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: translation help please
>
> Hi Eric!
>
>
> > Would someone help with the following:
> >
> "Han holdt i 1844 på å bli valgt inn på Stortinget som representant for
> Porsgunn."
> "He managed in 1844 to be elected to Stortinget (Parliament) as
> representative for Porsgrunn."
>
>
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