Sjul Ennersen Hotvedt

MaleDecember 1759–22 August 1825

Brief Life History of Sjul

When Sjul Ennersen Hotvedt was born in December 1759, in Sandsvær, Akershus, Norway, his father, Ener Anundsen, was 30 and his mother, Karen Sjuelsdatter Bøe, was 30. He married Rønnaug Nilsdatter on 31 January 1784, in Efteløt, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 22 August 1825, in Sandsvaer, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sandsvaer, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Sjul Ennersen Hotvedt
Rønnaug Nilsdatter
Marriage: 31 January 1784
Sjulsdatter Sötvedt
Ener Sjuelsen Sotvedt
Anne Katrine Sjulsdatter Sotvedt
Ener Sjuelsen Sotvedt
Ingeborg Marie Sjulsdatter Saatvedt
Karen Sjulsdatter Saatvedt
Niels Sjulsøn Saatvedt
Hans Sjulssøn Såtvedt
Berte Sjulsdatter Saatvedt

Sources (3)

  • Sjuel Enerssen in household of Anne Catrine Sjuelsdatter, "Norway Census, 1801"
  • Sjuel Enerson family 1801 Census north Sotvedt, Sansvær, Buskerud, Norway
  • Siul Enersen, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1784Efteløt, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 42

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

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 51

    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

    1812 · Record-keeping

    Age 53

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, a compound of Old Norse hár ‘high’ and thveit ‘small field on a hillside’, denoting a high-lying farm.

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

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