Anders Larsen

1715–3 March 1763 (Age 48)
Rødenes, Østfold, Norway

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Lars Andersen
1687–
Ragnild Michelsdatter
1682–
Berte Larsdatter
1708–1778
Henrik Larsen
1710–1775
Jacob Larsen
1712–1799
Anders Larsen
1715–1763
Joran Larsen
1718–1755
Thor Larsen
1721–1798
Niels Larsen
1723–1773
Karen Larsen
1725–1796
Anne Larsen
1727–1786
Amund Larsen
1727–1802

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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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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