Kari Ketilsdatter

about 1717–
Lunde, Nome, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Kari

When Kari Ketilsdatter was born about 1717, in Lunde, Nome, Telemark, Norway, her father, Ketil Vetlesson 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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Sveinung Eilevsen
Kari Ketilsdatter
Marriage: 1740
Anne Sveinungsdatter Funnemark
Ketil Sveinungsen

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    Anne Sveinungsdatter Funnemark


    Ketil Sveinungsen


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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.

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