Anders Tellefsen

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Tellefsen was christened on 3 July 1796, in Tveit, Tveit, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Tellef Olsen, was 43 and his mother, Anne Salvesdatter, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Tellef Olsen
1753–1820
Anne Salvesdatter
1757–1834
Berthe Marie Tellefsdatter
1780–
Ole Tollefsen
1788–
Salve Tellefsen
1782–1852
Anne Tellefsdatter
1786–
Anne Sophie Tellefsdatter
1792–
Grithe Tellefsdatter
1794–
Jørgen Tellefsen
1796–
Anders Tellefsen
1796–
Jørgen Tellefsen
1798–
Anders Tellefsen
1799–
Ole Tellefsen
1800–
Salve Tollefsen
1806–

Sources (1)

  • Anders Tellevsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

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

1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Tellef, Aane, Ingeborg, Toralf, Torleif.

Norwegian: patronymic from Tellef, a form of the Old Norse personal name Thorleifr, composed of the name of the god Thórr (see Thor ) + leifr ‘heir, descendant’.

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

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