Envold Svendsen

1628–31 October 1701 (Age 73)
Eide, Grimstad, Aust-Agder, Norway

The Life of Envold

When Envold Svendsen was born in 1628, in Eide, Grimstad, Aust-Agder, Norway, his father, Svend, was 32 and his mother, Mrs. Svend, was 28. He married Dorte Christensen in 1663, in Eide, Grimstad, Aust-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 31 October 1701, at the age of 73, and was buried in Eide, Grimstad, Aust-Agder, Norway.

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Envold Svendsen
Dorte Christensen
Marriage: 1663
Niels Envoldsen
Svend Envoldsen
Christen Envoldsen
Aase Envoldsdatter

Spouse and Children

Eide, Grimstad, Aust-Agder, Norway


Parents and Siblings



    Mrs. Svend




World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 57

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 72

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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