Lars Larsson Barkeland II

Brief Life History of Lars Larsson

When Lars Larsson Barkeland II was born in 1662, in Jelsa, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Lars Larsen Barkeland, was 30 and his mother, Elen Steinsdatter Askvik, was 45. He married Marta Olsdatter Håland on 6 November 1701. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 23 July 1722, in his hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Jelsa, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway.

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Lars Larsson Barkeland II
Marta Olsdatter Håland
Marriage: 6 November 1701
NN Larsson Barkeland
Sissela Larsdatter Barkeland
Sissela Larsdatter Barkeland
Gissel Larsdatter Barkeland
Lars Larsson Barkeland
Ola Larsson Barkeland
Berta Larsdatter Barkeland
Kari Larsdotter Barkeland
Marta Larsdatter Barkeland
Liva Larsdotter Barkeland

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World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church

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

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 Anders, Toralf, Bjorn, Erik, Jorgen, Kristoffer, Lars, Nils, Sig, Sigvard.

Norwegian: habitational name from any of some 40 places called Birkeland, Byrkjeland, from Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + land ‘(piece of) land, farmstead’. Compare Berkland and Birkland .

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

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