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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Just Torresen
Guri Tostensdotter Hjelle
Marriage: 1662
Mari Justdatter
Guri Justsdatter
Anne Justdatter
Tore Justsen
Marit Justsdatter
Trond Justsen

Spouse and Children

Lesja, Oppland, Norway


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Tore Trondsen Tynnol


    Guri Jensdatter Staby




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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