- Born: 23 Jan 1836, Borge, Østfold, Norway
- Christened: 14 Feb 1836, Holm kirke, Borge, Østfold, Norway
- Marriage (1): Lovise Pedersdatter on 2 Dec 1859 in Torsnes, Borge, Østfold, Norway 19818
Johan married Lovise Pedersdatter, daughter of Peder Nielsen Revsal and Martha Hovelsdatter Veel, on 2 Dec 1859 in Torsnes, Borge, Østfold, Norway.19818 (Lovise Pedersdatter was born on 21 Nov 1835 in Borge, Østfold, Norway and was christened on 26 Dec 1835 in Borge, Østfold, Norway.)
Johan and Lovise were 1st cousins. Their mothers were sisters.
In the census for 1865 Johan and Lovise were cottagers with land on the Valle farm in Onsøy. They were both 31 years old and both born in Borge. They had a daughter and a son with them. 19819