Ellev Andersen Brynjulsrud

Brief Life History of Ellev Andersen

When Ellev Andersen Brynjulsrud was born about 1690, in Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Anders Andersen, was 46 and his mother, Gunild Knudsdatter, was 45. He married Anna Gudmundsdatter in 1716. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Ellev Andersen Brynjulsrud
1690–
Anna Gudmundsdatter
1676–1744
Marriage: 1716
Gunhild Ellevsdatter Brynjulsrud
1716–1717
Knut Ellefsen Brynjulsrud
1718–1869
Anders Ellevsen Brynjulsrud
1720–1769
Ole Ellevsen Brynjulsrud
1721–
Lars Ellevsen Trosviken
1725–

Sources (9)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellev Andersen Brynjulsrud - birth: about 1690; Strom, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway
  • Ellev Anderson, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ellev Brynnildsrud in entry for Knud Ellefsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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World Events (4)

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.

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.

Name Meaning

Originally a variant of Helen , although now no longer associated with that name. Initial H- tended to be added and dropped rather capriciously, leading to many doublets ( compare for example Esther and Hester ). It is also sometimes used as a short form of Eleanor , to which, however, it is unrelated.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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