Eli Mortensdatte Lunde

before 1736–
Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Eli Mortensdatte

When Eli Mortensdatte Lunde was born before 1736, in Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, her father, Morten Hansen Lunde, was 32 and her mother, Kari Stenersdatter Skarfhagen, was 38. She married Svein Olsen on 5 July 1759, in Jevnaker, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Svein Olsen
Eli Mortensdatte Lunde
Marriage: 5 July 1759
Kari Svendsdatter
Ole Svendsen
Mari Svensdatter

Spouse and Children

5 July 1759
Jevnaker, Oppland, Norway


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+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 0

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 3

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 65

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous (about 70) farmsteads named Lunde, from either the plural or the dative singular of Old Norse lundr ‘grove’.

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

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