JACOBSEN DISCHINGTHUN, JACOB [SSNE 5211]
- JACOBSEN DISCHINGTHUN, DISHINGTON, DISHINGTOUN, DISSINGTON, DISCHINGTON
- First name
- BERGEN and ORKNEY
Text sourceJacob Jacobsen Dischingthun was the eighth son of James Anderson Dischingthun [SSNE 5200] who had been born in Holland district in Stronsay in the Orkney Islands. James had several children namely Job, Anders, Jon, Anna, Ahl, Wenche, Jacob and Marthe. James' wife was Lutzia Jansdatter, who had been born in Bergen. Little is known of this man's life. Cf. [SSNE 5201]
Bergen Statsarkiv, Sollied Archive, Dischingthun; D. A. Bailey, 'An ancient Bible and a Family Record' in Norske Slektshistorisk Tidsskrift, XXV (Oslo 1976), pp.169-171.