Kirsti Stenersdatter

Female7 May 1775–4 August 1848

Brief Life History of Kirsti

When Kirsti Stenersdatter was born on 7 May 1775, in Fossesholm, Fiskum, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Stener Johanesen Fosseholm, was 37 and her mother, Mari Gundersdatter, was 43. She married Ole Nilsen Ruud on 17 December 1826. She lived in Buskerud, Norway in 1775. She died on 4 August 1848, at the age of 73.

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Ole Nilsen Ruud
Kirsti Stenersdatter
Marriage: 17 December 1826

Sources (1)

  • Kirsti Stenersdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1826
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 26

    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 35

    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

    1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

    Age 39

    Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

    Name Meaning

    Simplified form of Latin Christiana, feminine form of Christianus ( see Christian ), or a Latinized form of Middle English Christin ‘Christian’ (Old English christen, from Latin).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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