MOEN, Johannes, 1869 - 1947
DYBEVIK, TVEIDTMOEN, JOHANNESDTR
Posted By: Bruce F Kuennen (email)
Date: 7/19/2021 at 18:40:53
Moen, Johannes and Synneve (Dybevik)
Johannes A. Moen was born 18 Dec 1846 near Vang, Valdres, Norway to Amund Endresen Tveidtmoen (5 Sep 1810-27 Jun 1884) and Guri Haugen Johannesdtr (1814-11 Mar 1900). He was baptized and confirmed in the Hore Church in Valdres. Johannes came to America in 1864 with his family. His brothers and sisters were: Beret (1838-1920); Marit (1841-1850); Endre (1841-1864); Ingeborg (1844-1926); Gunder (1850-1936); Ivor (1853-1901); Amund (b. 1855); and Beret (b. 1859).
Johannes's brother Endre came to America in 1861 and was paid $300 to take another man's place in the Union Army. Endre was killed during Sherman's March on Atlanta in the fall of 1864.
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