Torgier Helgesen Rustand

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

The Life 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, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 45, and was buried in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Torgier Helgesen Rustand
1693–1738
Ingebjørg Andersdatter Li
1704–1743
Marriage: 1721
Kari Torgeirsdr Rustand
1721–1801
Marta Toriersen
1729–
Helge Torgeirsen
1733–1738
Bjørn Torgeirsen Rustand
1723–1726
Marte Torgeirsdr
1726–1726
Sidsel Torgersen
1727–
Marte Torgeirsdtr
1731–
Aase Torgeirsdtr
1734–1813
Helge Torgeirsdr
1736–1738

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1721
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Helge Bjornsen

    Male1660–1738Male

    Kari Torgiersdr

    Female1660–1722Female

siblings

(2)

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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