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Rognald Lassesen (1816 - 1884)

Rognald Lassesen was born Mar. 31, 1816 on Namtveit farm, Manger in Hordaland County, Norway. He died June 30, 1884 on Lindebotten in Birkeland farm in Masfjorden. He was son of Lasse Johannessen and Mari Lassesdatter. Rognald married Helena Nilsdatter in 1839. They had 11 children:

1. Lasse Rognaldsen b. 1839, Lindebotten farm, m. June 17, 1879, Lussi Knutsdatter, I. Haugsdal.
2. Nils Rognaldsen b. 1841, Lindebotten, , Birkeland farm, d. January 08, 1907, Kvamsdallien farm.
3. Malena Rognaldsdatter b. 1843, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
4. Bendik Rognaldsen b. 1846, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
5. Sjur Rognaldsen b. 1849, Lindebotten, , Birkeland farm, d. May 07, 1933, Lindebotten
6. Ola Rognaldsen b. 1851, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
7. Bernt Rognaldsen b. 1854, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
8. Engel Rognaldsdatter b. 1857, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
9. Ivar Rognaldsen b. 1860, Lindebotten, , Birkeland farm, d. , Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
10. Henrik Rognaldsen b. 1861, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm
11. Marta Rognaldsdatter b. 28 juni 1865, Lindebotten, Birkeland farm

Rognald was a farmer. In 1844 he leased the tenant place Lindebotten under Birkeland farm from Jon Johannesson Birkeland. The charge was 1 specie dollar and 6 working days a year. "Årlig avgift 1 Spdl. og 6 arbeidsdager".

The census of 1865 tells us that the following people were living on the tenant place, Lindebotten:

Rognald Lassesen, married, tenat with land, born 1816 in Manger parrish.
Helene Nilsdatter, married, born 1818 in Lindås parrish.
Sjur, son, unmarried, b. 1849.
Berent, son, unmarried, b. 1854.
Henrik, son, unmarried, b. 1861.
Engel, daughter, unmarried, b. 1857.
Marthe, daughter, unmarried, b. 1865.

All of the children were born in Lindås parrish. 1)

1) Lars Nordland: Masfjordboka bind 1, page 260 - 261.
Digitalarkivet:
Churchbooks, Census 1865.