Ole Bertelsen

15 August 1717–
Gausdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life Summary of Ole

When Ole Bertelsen was christened on 15 August 1717, in Gausdal Høifjellssanatorium, Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, his father, Bertil Mortensen, was 46 and his mother, Sigred Andersen, was 49. He married Ingeborg Pedersen on 19 May 1744. They were the parents of at least 4 sons.

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Family Time Line

Ole Bertelsen
1717–
Ingeborg Pedersen
1712–1771
Marriage: 19 May 1744
Hans Olsen
1745–1745
Peder Olsen
1747–
Hans Olsen
1750–
Morten Olsen
1753–

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Children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

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(2)

World Events (5)

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.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Bertel, a pet form of Berthold .

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

Possible Related Names

Bertelson
Berthelsen
Berthold
Bartelson

Sources (5)

  • Ole Bertelsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ole Bertelsen in the Norway Marriages, 1600s-1800s
  • Ole Bertelsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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