Ole Bjørnsen


Brief Life History of Ole

When Ole Bjørnsen was born in 1727, in Kvås, Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Bjørn Knudsen, was 43 and his mother, Adlu Olsdatter Brådland, was 33. He married Anna Torkildsdatter on 13 June 1745, in Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1749, at the age of 22.

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Ole Bjørnsen
Anna Torkildsdatter
Marriage: 13 June 1745
Adriana Olsen

Sources (4)

  • Ole Biornssen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ole Bjornsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Biornsen in entry for Adriana Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1745Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 9

    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.

    1739 · Universal schooling

    Age 12

    First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Steinar, Bjorn, Knut. German Fritz, Hans.

    Danish and Norwegian (Bjørnsen): patronymic from the personal name Bjørn (see Bjorn ). Compare Ursin .

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

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