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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Family Time Line

Gahr Nielsen
1778–1831
Berte Torgiusdotter Refsnes
1782–1838
Niels Gahrsen
1803–
Torgius Gahrsen
1805–1813
Lars Gahrsen
1810–
Anna Gahrsdatter
1811–
Guri Gahrsdatter
1815–
Torgius Gahrsen
1818–1824
Lars Gahrsen
1823–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1778–1831Male

    Berte Torgiusdotter Refsnes

    Female1782–1838Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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.

Name Meaning

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Sources (2)

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

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