Just Torresen

Male1625–13 July 1713

Brief Life History 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

Sources (4)

  • Just Toresen in entry for Ingri Justsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Just Tronsen Tynnol in the Probate Card Index
  • Just Tronsen Tynnol in the Probate Card Index

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1662Lesja, Oppland, Norway
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Thor, Anders, Erik, Jarl, Lars, Lasse, Sven.

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

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

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