Jocum Larsen

Male19 September 1755–28 December 1840

Brief Life History of Jocum

When Jocum Larsen was born on 19 September 1755, in Østre Bærum, Bærum, Akershus, Norway, his father, Lars Edvardsen Wold, was 51 and his mother, Lisbeth Larsdatter Woxen, was 45. He married Kari Pedersdatter in 1784, in Asker, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 28 December 1840, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 85, and was buried in Asker, Akershus, Norway.

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Jocum Larsen
Berte Eliasdatter
Marriage: 23 March 1795
Kari Johannesdatter
Kirsti Jokom
Elias Jokomsen
Kirsti Jokom
Christian Jocumsen Aaby
Anne Kistine Jokumsen
Elisabet Jocumsdatter
Johanne Jocumsdatter
Lars Jochumsen Bjerkaas

Sources (21)

  • Jossom Larsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Johanne Larsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Johan Larsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1795Asker, Akershus, Norway
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 46

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

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 55

    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

    1825 · Sloopers

    Age 70

    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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