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Erik23
13-07-10, 01:49
Hello - I was hoping someone could translate this from my great grandfather's collection. Thank you !

Erik

June Pelo
13-07-10, 16:07
Erik,

It says Seaman Anders Johannes Janson from Bonäs Westersundby, b. 7 Oct 1867 has taken communion and ... (can't make out the word.)
Pedersöre 11 July 1888

I think this statement was necessary to get a passport. My father had something similar.

Jaska Sarell
13-07-10, 16:40
välfräjdad (more modern writing could be: välfrejdad) = reputable.

:) Jaska

Erik23
13-07-10, 16:51
Thanks June and Jaska ! That makes sense because that was around the time his sailing career started.

Erik