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ddummy
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Posted - 14/02/2013 :  21:52:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Is there someone who can translate these for me?

Snedkerlæling

and
Fagerheim ved Grøren

jwiborg
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Posted - 14/02/2013 :  22:01:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Snedkerlærling = carpentry apprenticeship

Fagerheim ved Grøren = Fagerheim at Grøren
Doesn't really make much sence.... Grøren must be a wrongspelling, but relate probably to a location.. Fagerheim could be a farmname.

Is it Johannes Erichsen Aakre?
He is a "Snedkerlærling", and he lives at the farm Fagerheim near Osøren, in Os, Hordaland.
Osøren (today spelled Osøyro or Osøyri) is the municipality centre in Os, Hordaland.
Directly translated; "Fagerheim" means "beautiful home".

Jan Peter

Edited by - jwiborg on 14/02/2013 22:50:38
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