Anders Larsen

Male1715–3 March 1763

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Larsen was born in 1715, in Rødenes, Østfold, Norway, his father, Lars Andersen, was 28 and his mother, Ragnild Michelsdatter, was 33. He died on 3 March 1763, at the age of 48.

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Lars Andersen
Ragnild Michelsdatter
Berte Larsdatter
Henrik Larsen
Jacob Larsen
Anders Larsen
Joran Larsen
Thor Larsen
Niels Larsen
Karen Larsen
Amund Larsen
Anna Larsdatter

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    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 21

    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

    Age 24

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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