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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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 1797
Spydeberg, Østfold, Norway
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Even Tollefsen

    Male1726–1792Male

    Marte Simonsdatter Tonerud

    Female1729–Female

siblings

(10)

    Tollef Evensen Rustad

    Male1756–1757Male

    Inger Evensdatter Rustad

    Female1757–Female

    Sidsel Evensdatter Glenne

    Female1759–Female

    Thorer Evensen Glenne

    Male1760–1760Male

    Male1761–Male

+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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