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From: "Shirley E Thiel" <>
Subject: Re: Rudlang
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2000 00:41:36 -0600

You have enlightened me so much on the Rudland/Rudlang name. My gr
grandfather Ben Rudland married Christy (pronounced as Cheerstie) Bo then
came to the United States approximately in 1908 or 1909. Their daughter(my
grandmother) then married Martin Nordhagen Krogstad who came here around
1910 or 1911. When my grandfather came here he legally changed his name
from Nordhagen to Krogstad. My problem is finding any information about the
Rudland or Nordhagen name in Norway, dates and places of birth, what ship
they came on, or anything! I really hit a rock wall. However, just reading
the different listings is helping me to try to piece some things together.
If anyone would happen to have any extra info, I would so appreciate it.

Many thanks,

-----Original Message-----
From: Janni <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, March 03, 2000 10:00 PM
Subject: Re: Rudlang

>I have Rudlang's in my tree, too. Sometimes this was even spelled Røllang.
The use of Rudland by non-Norwegians, or even those from a different area in
Norway, may have been how the hearers tried to make sense of what they were
>The latest Rudlang in my tree is Inger Monsdtr. Rudlang (b.1785) who
married Henrik Arneson Fladager. One of their sons, Ole Henrikson Fladager,
became a well known sculptor (one commentator said of the "severe classical
style"- whatever that is.) The Rudlang and Fladager farms are in N. Aurdal,
Valdres. Dag Sverre Fauske has a neat map showing the farms-
> the Ulnes map
>Hilsen, Janni
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <>
> Subject: Rudlang/Rudland
> My ancestor, Ole. A. Rudlang, on two occasions (Once in the USA and
once on
> an Oslo ship record) was recorded as Ole A. Rudland. Since Rudlang is
a farm
> name I assumed it was just a mistake. Does Rudlang sound like Rudland ?
> Thanks,
> Jerry
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