Anna Pedersdatter Jessen

1659–1755 (Age 96)
Oslo, Norway

The Life of Anna Pedersdatter

When Anna Pedersdatter Jessen was born in 1659, in Oslo, Norway, her father, Peder Jessen, was 25 and her mother, Antonette Pettersdr, was 35. She married Willum Olssøn Dop on 5 February 1679, in Aker, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1755, in Løten, Hedmark, Norway, at the age of 96, and was buried in Løten, Hedmark, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Willum Olssøn Dop
1633–1693
Anna Pedersdatter Jessen
1659–1755
Marriage: 5 February 1679
Antonette Willumsdatter Dop
1680–1713
Hans Willumsen Dop
1682–1755
Ole Willumsen Dop
1684–1773

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 February 1679
Aker, Akershus, Norway
children

(3)

    Antonette Willumsdatter Dop

    Female1680–1713Female

    Hans Willumsen Dop

    Male1682–1755Male

    Ole Willumsen Dop

    Male1684–1773Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1634–1677Male

    Antonette Pettersdr

    Female1624–1726Female

siblings

(9)

    Michel Pettersen

    Male1653–Male

    Peter Jensen

    Male1653–1722Male

    Valchmar Pettersen

    Male1655–Male

    Zacharies Petersen

    Male1656–Male

    Christian Pettersen

    Male1658–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 26

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 41

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 77

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.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and North German: patronymic from the North German personal name Jess, a variant of Jens .2 German: habitational name from any of various places named Jessen, mostly in eastern Germany.3 German: variant of Jessel .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Anne Pettersdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anna Jessen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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