Thomas Hansen Aasgaard

16 November 1727–August 1781 (Age 53)
Røyken, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hansen Aasgaard was born on 16 November 1727, in Røyken, Akershus, Norway, his father, Hans Sivertsen Heggen, was 44 and his mother, Mari Amundsdatter, was 22. He married Gunild Joensdatter on 1 January 1756, in Røyken, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died in August 1781, in Norway, at the age of 53, and was buried in Røyken, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hansen Aasgaard
1727–1781
Gunild Joensdatter
1730–1804
Marriage: 1 January 1756
Kari Olsen Asgard
1751–1752
Wasti Thomasen
1753–
Jorinna Thomasdatter Aasgaard
1756–1756
Ingeber Thomesen
1756–
Ingeborg Tommesdatter
1757–1788
Jorina Thomasdatter
1759–1760
Hans Thomesen Aasgaard
1760–
Joen Thomesen
1763–
Vasthi Thomasdatter
1763–1775
Katrine Thomsen
1764–
Jon Thomasen
1766–1775
Ole Thommasen
1771–
Anne Karine Tomesdatter
1774–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1756
Røyken, Buskerud, Norway
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 9

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 12

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, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Aasgaard in entry for Jorina Thomasdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Thomas Aasgaard in entry for Jorina Thomasdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Tomes Aasgaard in entry for Wasti Tomesdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"

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