Torgier Helgesen Rustand

about 1693–1738 (Age 45)
Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway

The Life Summary of Torgier

When Torgier Helgesen Rustand was born about 1693, in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Helge Bjornsen, was 33 and his mother, Kari Torgiersdr, was 33. He married Ingebjørg Andersdatter Li in 1721. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died in 1738, in Rustaden, Lier, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 45, and was buried in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway.

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Torgier Helgesen Rustand
Ingebjørg Andersdatter Li
Marriage: 1721
Kari Torgeirsdr Rustand
Marta Toriersen
Helge Torgeirsen
Bjørn Torgeirsen Rustand
Marte Torgeirsdr
Sidsel Torgersen
Marte Torgeirsdtr
Aase Torgeirsdtr
Helge Torgeirsdr

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World Events (2)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change
Age 7
1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education
Age 43
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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Helge, Old Norse Helgi, literally ‘holiness’, a derivative of the adjective heilagr ‘holy’, ‘sacred’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Torier Rudsten in entry for Aasse Torgersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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