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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Ole Bertelsen
Ingeborg Pedersen
Marriage: 19 May 1744
Hans Olsen
Peder Olsen
Hans Olsen
Morten Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1744
  • Children


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    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.

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    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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