Kari Ketilsdatter

Brief Life History of Kari

When Kari Ketilsdatter was born about 1717, in Lunde, Nome, Telemark, Norway, her father, Ketil Vetlesen Ova, was 25 and her mother, Ingeborg Gunleiksdatter, was 25. She married Sveinung Eilevsen in 1740. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Tomas Toresen Skordal
Kari Ketilsdatter
Svenung Tomassen
Aaste Tomasdatter
Gunhild Tomasdatter Dorholt
Nils Tomassen Bleka

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    1736 · Confirmation & education

    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

    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.

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian equivalent of Katherine .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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