Aren Jacobson

1690–1738 (Age 48)
Korgen, Hemnes Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Aren

When Aren Jacobson was born in 1690, in Korgen, Hemnes Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway, his father, Jacob Bendtsoen, was 39 and his mother, Marit Andersdatter, was 30. He married Kirsten Olsdatter in 1735, in Hemnes Prestegjeld, 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

Spouse and Children


    Kirsten Olsdatter


Hemnes Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Bendtsoen


    Marit Andersdatter





    Maren Jacobsdatter


    Karen Jacobsdatter



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: patronymic from Jacob . As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

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

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