Ole Bjørnsen

1727–1749 (Age 22)
Kvås, Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life Summary of Ole

When Ole Bjørnsen was born in 1727, in Kvås, Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Bjørn Knudsen, was 42 and his mother, Adlu Olsdatter Brådland, was 32. 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

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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

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

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

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Sources (4)

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

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