Posted By:P Hopkins
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Subject:Re: John Erickson b 1859; son of Erick Rynoldson; emigrant of 1883
Post Date:December 21, 2012 at 07:30:15
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Forum:Norway Genealogy Forum
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Yes, proofs.

Johannes Eriksen from the Bjørnethun farm in Leikanger, Sogn og Fjordane sailed from the city/port of Bergen on or about 26 Apr 1882 listing his age as 22.

http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebCens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=12&filnamn=0220EMIG&gardpostnr=237&sokefelt=skjul

His birth/baptism record shows that he was born 15 Nov 1859 on the Bjørnethun farm (located in Fresvik parish of Leikanger) to Erik Rognaldsen and Magrethe Ingebrigtsdatter.

http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=1999&idx_id=1999&uid=ny&idx_side=-50