Halvor Evensen

1699–1738 (Age 39)
Bø, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Halvor

When Halvor Evensen was born in 1699, in Bø, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway, his father, Eivind Andressen Echen, was 19 and his mother, Mari Eriksdatter Roteberget, was 21. He married Mette Halvorsen about 1724, in Telemark, Norway. He died in 1738, in his hometown, at the age of 39.

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Halvor Evensen
Mette Halvorsen
Marriage: about 1724

Spouse and Children

about 1724
Telemark, Norway

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+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 1

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

Age 37

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Eyvindr, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘happiness’, ‘gift’ + vindr ‘winner’.

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

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