Aren Jacobson


Brief Life History of Aren

When Aren Jacobson was born in 1690, in Korgen, Hemnes, Nordland, Norway, his father, Jacob Bendtsoen, was 40 and his mother, Marit Andersdatter, was 30. He married Kirsten Olsdatter in 1735, in Hemnes, Nordland, Norway. He died in 1738, in Nordland, Norway, at the age of 48, and was buried in Nordland, Norway.

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Aren Jacobson
Kirsten Olsdatter
Marriage: 1735

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    1735Hemnes, Nordland, Norway
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    World Events (2)

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 10

    1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 46

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English, Swedish, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Jacob denoting ‘Jacob's son’. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, including Scandinavian (see 2 below) and, in some cases, Croatian Jakobović (which is from the personal name Jakob ).

    Americanized form of Swedish Jacobsson or Jakobsson and Danish, Norwegian, North German, or Dutch Jacobsen or Jakobsen , all cognates of 1 above.

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

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