Lars Evensen Glenne

12 July 1761–
Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Lars Evensen Glenne
1761–
Maria Christophersdatter Haltorp
1772–
Marriage: 23 January 1797
Even Larsen Galtebu
1797–
Simen Larsen Rustad
1798–
Thorer Larsen Nestingen
1801–
Helene Larsdatter Hylli
1804–1864
Marcus Larsen
1807–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1797Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +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

    (1997: 465;2007: 849; 2010: 1055)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.

    Possible Related Names

    Evanson
    Evenhouse
    Evenstad
    Evenson

    Sources (16)

    • Lars Evensen family in Norway national census 1801
    • Lars Evensen in entry for Kristian Larsen and Nilla Markusdatter, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Lars Hougland in entry for Even Larsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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