Ola Ingbretsen

1726–1775 (Age 49)
Hedmark, Norway

The Life 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

about 1750
Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway


Parents and Siblings



    Gorro Ingebretsdatter Oyset



    Nils Engebretson Oyseth


    Aslak Ingebretsen Oyseth


    Ole Ingebretsen


+5 More Children

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

Norwegian: patronymic from the German personal name Engelbrecht .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Ola Embretsen Vinger - Published information: birth-name: Ola Embretsen Vinger

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