Kisti Sjursdatter

Stangaland, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Kisti

When Kisti Sjursdatter was born in 1811, in Stangaland, Rogaland, Norway, her father, Sjur Klengson Lervik, was 35 and her mother, Kirsti Aanensdatter, was 40. She married Klaus Jonsen in 1843, in Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Klaus Jonsen
Kisti Sjursdatter
Marriage: 1843
Eli Malene Clausdatter
Eli Karine Klausdatter

Spouse and Children

Rogaland, Norway


    Eli Malene Clausdatter


    Eli Karine Klausdatter


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1812 · Record-keeping

Age 1

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.
1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Age 3

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 32

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

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Sources (2)

  • KIRSTI, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Kirsti Siursdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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