Helge Joensen

Maleabout 1650–1724

Brief Life History of Helge

Helge Joensen was born about 1650, in Norway. He married Olaug Jensdatter Braanaas in 1685. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in 1724, in Skedsmo, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 75.

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Helge Joensen
Olaug Jensdatter Braanaas
Marriage: 1685
Anders Helgesen Braanaas
Jens Helgesen Brånås
Hans Helgesen Braanaas
Jens Helgesen

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    World Events (2)

    1685 · Norway Church

    Age 35

    The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 50

    1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Johan, Knut, Per, Alf, Anders, Bjorg, Carsten, Kerstin, Lars, Ove.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name John, a vernacular form of Johannes (see John ). Compare Johnson .

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

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