Edvard Embretsen Åkroken

Brief Life History of Edvard

When Edvard Embretsen Åkroken was born on 18 April 1864, in Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Engebret Olsen Åkroken, was 37 and his mother, Berthea Arnesdatter Solheim, was 34. He married Marthea Olsdatter Trådstadkjølen on 2 April 1890, in Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 December 1917, in his hometown, at the age of 53.

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Edvard Embretsen Åkroken
Marthea Olsdatter Trådstadkjølen
Marriage: 2 April 1890
Olga Emilie Edvardsdatter
Marius Edvardsen
Ole Bernhard Edvardsen Traastadkjølen
Karl Emil Edvardsen
Marie Therese Edvardsdatter
John Alfred Edvardsen
Arne Trygve Edvardsen
Emma Ovidia Edvardsen

Sources (3)

  • Edvard Ingebrichtsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Edvard Embretsen in entry for Arne Trygve, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Edvard Embretsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (7)

1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.

1867 · Emigration lists

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

form of English Edward .

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