My Maternal Second Great Grandfather, Johan Theodor Lund, Norway

My maternal Norwegian second great grandfather.

Birth: Oct. 9, 1842
Bergen
Bergen kommune
Hordaland fylke, Norway

Death: Jan. 8, 1920
Bergen
Bergen kommune
Hordaland fylke, Norway 

Son of Eilert Theodor Lund and Elen Bertine Knudsen.

Born: 9 October 1842 in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway.
Christened: 30 October 1842 in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway.
Husband of Georgine Johanne Jansen.

Married: 21 October 1870 in Domkirken (Bergen Cathedral), Bergen, Hordaland, Norway.

Children: John Macordy Lund, Gudrun Ivara Lund (Linderman), Ragnhild, Elsiff, and Solveig Lund.

He appeared in the 1900 Census for Norway with his wife in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway) BANKBESTYRER OG TOLDSKRIVER in 1900 in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway.

Family links:
Georgine Johanne Janson Lund (1837 – 1905)

Children:
Gudrun Ivara Lund Linderman (1881 – 1924)

Burial: 

Jan. 1920
Nidaros Cathedral
Trondheim
Trondheim kommune
Sør-Trøndelag fylke, Norway

Created by: Texas Tudors
Record added: Sep 28, 2015
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Night view from Mount Floyen, Bergen Norway

Nidaros Cathredral Cemetery, Trondheim, Norway

Nidaros Cathedral Cemetery, Trondheim, Sor Trondelag, Norway

Norway Travel

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The Land of the Vikings…

There is a lot more to Norway than men with beards and bloody axes but the Disney Website simply introduces Norway with the words “Welcome to the land of the Vikings!”

Whilst it suits Disney to retain the school boy image of them it actually becomes increasingly evident that Viking society was much more complex and popular conceptions of them are often in conflict with the truth that emerges from recent archaeology and modern research.

The traditional view of the Vikings as violent brutes and intrepid adventurers are part true and part fable but no one can be absolutely certain of the accurate ratio and popular representations of these men in horned helmets remain for now highly clichéd.  Disney of course had a Wooden Longboat (its gone now I understand) and a shop that inevitably sold Viking helmets based on the traditional image of the plundering Norsemen.

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