Ola Ingbretsen

1726–1775 (Age 49)
Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of Ola

When Ola Ingbretsen was born in 1726, in Hedmark, Norway, his father, Ingebret Aslachsen, was 32 and his mother, Ingri Nilsdatter Oyesaet, was 22. He married Goro Torkelsdatter about 1750, in Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1775, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Ola Ingbretsen
Goro Torkelsdatter
Marriage: about 1750
Inger Andrine Engelbrethsdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1750Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education
    Age 10
    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 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lasse, Thorleif.Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ingebret, from German Engelbrecht .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Ola Embretsen Vinger - Published information: birth-name: Ola Embretsen Vinger
    • Ole Engelbretsen in entry for Inger Andrine, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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