Magdala Tomasdatter

Tysseland, Samnanger, Hordaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Magdala

When Magdala Tomasdatter was born in 1728, in Tysseland, Samnanger, Hordaland, Norway, her father, Tomas Pedersson Tysseland, was 44 and her mother, Ågota Andersdtr Gaupholm, was 44. She married Johannes Jonsen in 1753. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Johannes Jonsen
Magdala Tomasdatter
Marriage: 1753
Jon Johansen
Olav Johannesson Lid

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  • Marriage
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    World Events (6)

    1736 · Confirmation & education
    Age 8
    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
    Age 11
    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
    Age 73
    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

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    Sources (2)

    • Magdela Thomesdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Magdela Thomesdr in entry for Jon Johansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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