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Galte
(Abt 1445-)
Ingegerd Ormsdatter
(Abt 1450-)
Torgils Vikingsson Aga
(Abt 1430-Bef 1497)
Gudrun Ormsdotter Lydvo
(Abt 1445-After 1519)
Johannes Aga
(1470-1563)
Gyrid Torgilsdotter Aga
(Abt 1475-)
Laurits Johannesson Galte
(Abt 1551-1605)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Magdalena Farteinsdotter

Laurits Johannesson Galte

  • Born: Abt 1551, Norway
  • Marriage: Magdalena Farteinsdotter in 1585 in Norway
  • Died: 1605, Norway about age 54

  General Notes:

Laurits Johannesson was the progenitor of the younger branch of the
Galtung family. He was probably born somewhere in Ullensvang, possibly
at Øvre Børve. Laurits appears to have lived at Seim in Kvinnherred
from about 1537. Seim was the family seat of his brother-in-law, the
famous admiral (some say pirate), Kristoffer Trondsson Rustung.
Sometime around 1550 he moved to Valen, which he appears to have
acquired through his wife. Her father probably acquired it from the
ancient noble family of Dall. Laurits wasn't mentioned in the 1563 tax
records, so he must have died sometime previously. A document of 1564
indicates that Laurits had been a lagrettemann, but was now "with
God."

Laurits married Magdalena Farteinsdotter in 1585 in Norway. (Magdalena Farteinsdotter was born about 1555 in Aga, Ullensvang, Hordaland, Norway and died in 1620 in Norway.)



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