Jens Ånonson Marvik

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Ånonson Marvik was born before 19 February 1713, in Marvik, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Ånon Jensen Marvik, was 30 and his mother, Sissel Olsdotter Håland, was 27. He married Anne Olsdatter Fuglestein on 22 October 1730, in Jelsa, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jens Ånonson Marvik
1713–
Anne Olsdatter Fuglestein
1711–
Marriage: 22 October 1730
Sidsele Jensen
1731–
Ole Jensen
1734–
Ånen Jensson Marvik
1734–1802
Kari Jensen
1738–1754

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    World Events (5)

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

    1739 · Universal schooling

    First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Antonsson: patronymic from the personal name Anton , Latin Antonius (see Anthony ).

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Antonsen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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