Just Torresen

1625–13 July 1713 (Age 88)
Lesja, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Just

When Just Torresen was born in 1625, in Lesja, Oppland, Norway, his father, Tore Trondsen Tynnol, was 17 and his mother, Guri Jensdatter Staby, was 25. He married Guri Tostensdotter Hjelle in 1662, in Lesja, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 July 1713, in Lesja Kirke, Lesja, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Just Torresen
1625–1713
Guri Tostensdotter Hjelle
1635–1713
Marriage: 1662
Mari Justdatter
1658–1775
Guri Justsdatter
1660–1740
Anne Justdatter
1666–1755
Tore Justsen
1670–1755
Marit Justsdatter
1681–
Trond Justsen
1690–1748

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1662
Lesja, Oppland, Norway
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Tore Trondsen Tynnol

    Male1608–1646Male

    Guri Jensdatter Staby

    Female1600–1694Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 60

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 75

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (also Børresen): patronymic from Børre, from the Old Norse personal name Byrgir.

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

Sources (3)

  • Just Tronsen Tynnol in the Probate Card Index
  • Just Tronsen Tynnol in the Probate Card Index
  • Bygdebok for Lesja

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