Ingeborg Kristensdatter

1842–25 August 1885 (Age 43)
Åby, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway

The Life Summary of Ingeborg

When Ingeborg Kristensdatter was born in 1842, in Åby, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Kristen Reiersen, was 32 and her mother, Inger Johannesdatter, was 30. She married Knut Engebretsen on 13 December 1867, in Holmen Kirke, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 August 1885, in her hometown, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Knut Engebretsen
Ingeborg Kristensdatter
Marriage: 13 December 1867
Even Knutsen
Kristine Knutsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1867Holmen Kirke, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 1
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
    1845 · Nonconformist Act
    Age 3
    The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 13
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old Norse personal name from the name of the fertility god Ing + borg ‘fortification’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (8)

    • Ingeborg Christensdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Sigdal (Buskerud, Norway) parish death burial record for Ingeborg Kristensdatter
    • Ingebor Kristensdtr in entry for Knud Engebretsdtr, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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