Vincentz Bruun

about 1700–
Verdal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Vincentz

Vincentz Bruun was born about 1700, in Verdal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway as the son of Bruun. He married Cathrine Knutzdatter on 25 April 1726, in Verdal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Vincentz Bruun
1700–
Cathrine Knutzdatter
1700–
Marriage: 25 April 1726
Anna Elena Vincentzsdatter Bruun
1727–1727
Christian Vincentzsen Bruun
1728–
Jacob Vincentzsen Bruun
1730–1731
Lars Vincentzsen Bruun
1732–
Elsebe Maria Vincentzsdatter Bruun
1734–
Jens Vincentzsen Bruun
1736–
Sejer Rasbeck Vincentzsen Bruun
1738–1738
Elen Vincentzsdatter Bruun
1739–

Spouse and Children

    Male1700–Male

    Cathrine Knutzdatter

    Female1700–Female

MARRIAGE
25 April 1726
Verdal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
children

(8)

    Anna Elena Vincentzsdatter Bruun

    Female1727–1727Female

    Christian Vincentzsen Bruun

    Male1728–Male

    Jacob Vincentzsen Bruun

    Male1730–1731Male

    Lars Vincentzsen Bruun

    Male1732–Male

    Elsebe Maria Vincentzsdatter Bruun

    Female1734–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1675–Male

siblings

(4)

World Events (5)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 0

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 36

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 39

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

Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish: variant of Brun 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wincentz Brun in entry for Elsebe Maria Wincentzsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Vincentz Brun in entry for Jacob Vincentzsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Vincentz Bruun in entry for Anna Elena Vincentzsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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