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
1726–1756
Juditha Jensdatter
1730–1799
Marriage: 4 July 1753
Christen Joensen
1753–
Pernille Joensdatter
1755–1833
Johanne Joensdatter
1756–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1753
Myre, Baerum, Nor.
children

(3)

    Christen Joensen

    Male1753–Male

    Female1755–1833Female

    Johanne Joensdatter

    Female1756–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jens Jacobsen

    Male1698–1776Male

    Karen Olsdatter

    Female1685–Female

siblings

(2)

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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