Juditha Jensdatter

1730–1799 (Age 69)
Smestad, Rælingen, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Juditha

When Juditha Jensdatter was born in 1730, in Smestad, Rælingen, Akershus, Norway, her father, Jens Jacobsen, was 32 and her mother, Karen Olsdatter, was 45. She married Joen Christensen Myre on 4 July 1753. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 12 January 1799, in Vestre Bærum, Bærum, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 69, and was buried in Vestre Bærum, Bærum, Akershus, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Joen Christensen Myre
Juditha Jensdatter
Marriage: 4 July 1753
Christen Joensen
Pernille Joensdatter
Johanne Joensdatter

Spouse and Children

4 July 1753
Myre, Baerum, Nor.


    Christen Joensen



    Johanne Joensdatter


Parents and Siblings

    Jens Jacobsen


    Karen Olsdatter




World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 6

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

Age 9

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Juditte Jensdaatter in entry for Christen Joensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Judithe, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Judithe Jensdr in entry for Birthe Eliasen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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