Magdala Tomasdatter

1728–
Tysseland, Samnanger, Hordaland, Norway

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Johannes Jonsen
1728–1798
Magdala Tomasdatter
1728–
Marriage: 1753
Jon Johansen
1755–
Olav Johannesson Lid
1768–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1753
children

(2)

    Jon Johansen

    Male1755–Male

    Olav Johannesson Lid

    Male1768–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Tomas Pedersson Tysseland

    Male1684–1760Male

    Ågota Andersdtr Gaupholm

    Female1684–1771Female

siblings

(7)

    Siri Thomasdatter

    Female1707–Female

    Peder Tomassen Tysseland

    Male1709–1797Male

    Anders Tomassen

    Male1712–1778Male

    Kari Tomasdatter

    Female1714–Female

    Female1726–1787Female

+2 More Children

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.

Name Meaning

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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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