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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Ellev Andersen? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ellev Andersen Brynjulsrud
Anna Gudmundsdatter
Marriage: 1716
Gunhild Ellevsdatter Brynjulsrud
Knut Ellefsen Brynjulsrud
Anders Ellevsen Brynjulsrud
Ole Ellevsen Brynjulsrud
Lars Ellevsen Trosviken

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"

Parents and Siblings

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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.