Ingebret Olsen Bosum

Brief Life History of Ingebret

When Ingebret Olsen Bosum was born on 1 August 1723, in Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, his father, Ole Engebretsen Svenes, was 47 and his mother, Sebjorg Knudsdotter Ulven, was 30. He married Karen Andersdotter Svennes on 2 October 1752, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in June 1797, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 73, and was buried in Svenes Kyrkje, Aurdal, Oppland, Norway.

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Ingebret Olsen Bosum
Karen Andersdotter Svennes
Marriage: 2 October 1752
Sebjørg Engebretsdotter
Kirsten Engebretsdotter Baasum
Ingrid Engebretsdotter Båsum
Marit Engebretsdotter Båsum
Ole Engebretsen Båsum
Inger Engelbretsdotter
Anders Engebretsen Bosum

Sources (6)

  • Engebret Olsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ingebrecht Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Engelbret Olsen in entry for Seebor Ingebretsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

1739 · Universal schooling

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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