Nils Larssøn 1683-1725 [period as farmer Roppestad]. It is said in a census that he received the farm 1683, and he died 1725 about 75 years old. Shall have served as soldier for 19 years. Supposedly either son or son-in-law of Lars Bergan who died "with Nils" [i.e. at Roppestad] 1705 [buried 13 July from church record] Probably Mari, below, only surviving child.
Mats Anderssøn 1725-36, son-in-law of former, from Jutland [Denmark]. Married 1710 Mari Nilsdatter, After his first wife's death, he in 1727 [19 July] married Marte Larsdatter, according to the church record daughter of aforementioned Lars Bergan [except for the fact that there is no mention of him in that church record] and born 1788 [read 1688], she died 1744 [buried 22 Dec, 56 years old]