Lars Evensen Glenne

12 July 1761–
Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway

The Life 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.

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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

Spouse and Children

23 January 1797
Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway


Parents and Siblings

    Even Tollefsen


    Marte Simonsdatter Tonerud




    Tollef Evensen Rustad


    Inger Evensdatter Rustad


    Sidsel Evensdatter Glenne


    Thorer Evensen Glenne



+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 40

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 49

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 64

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

Norwegian: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Eyvindr, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘happiness’, ‘gift’ + vindr ‘winner’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lars Hougland in entry for Even Larsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Lars Evensen in entry for Kristian Larsen and Nilla Markusdatter, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars Evensen in entry for Kristian Larsen and Nella Markusdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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