Lars Evensen Glenne

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Evensen Glenne was born on 12 July 1761, in Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway, his father, Even Tollefsen, was 35 and his mother, Marte Simonsdatter Tonerud, was 32. He married Maria Christophersdatter Haltorp on 23 January 1797, in Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Spydeberg, Indre Østfold, Viken, Norway in 1801.

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Lars Evensen Glenne
Maria Christophersdatter Haltorp
Marriage: 23 January 1797
Even Larsen Galtebu
Simen Larsen Rustad
Thorer Larsen Nestingen
Helene Larsdatter Hylli
Marcus Larsen Prestehagen

Sources (17)

  • Lars Evensen in household of Even Larsen, "Norway Census, 1801"
  • Lars Evensen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars Hougland in entry for Even Larsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (6)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

1810 · Vaccinations

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

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, Per.

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Even, from Old Norse Eyvindr, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘happiness, gift’ + vindr ‘winner’. Compare Evanson 2 and Evenson 1.

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

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