Lars Gahrsen

16 July 1810–
Grindheim, Audnedal, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Lars

When Lars Gahrsen was christened on 16 July 1810, in Grindheim, Audnedal, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Gahr Nielsen, was 32 and his mother, Berte Torgiusdotter Refsnes, was 28.

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Gahr Nielsen
Berte Torgiusdotter Refsnes
Niels Gahrsen
Torgius Gahrsen
Lars Gahrsen
Anna Gahrsdatter
Guri Gahrsdatter
Torgius Gahrsen
Lars Gahrsen

Parents and Siblings


    Berte Torgiusdotter Refsnes




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World Events (3)

1812 · Record-keeping

A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.
1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.
1814 · Eidsvoll, Norway

Place where the Norwegian Constitution was signed on 17 May.

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Sources (2)

  • Lars Gahrsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Lars Gahrsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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