Kari Ketilsdatter

about 1717–
Lunde, Nome, Telemark, Norway

The Life Summary of Kari

When Kari Ketilsdatter was born about 1717, in Lunde, Nome, Telemark, Norway, her father, Ketil Vetlesen Ova, was 24 and her mother, Ingeborg Gunleiksdatter, was 24. 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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World Events (5)

1736 · Confirmation & education
Age 19
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 22
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
Age 84
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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