Arne Arnesen

1731–
Hokkåsen, Kongsvinger, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Arne

When Arne Arnesen was born in 1731, in Hokkåsen, Kongsvinger, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Ole Arnesen, was 30 and his mother, Tore Arnesdatter, was 32. He married Berit Andersdatter Brandvold on 20 October 1754, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Arne Arnesen
1731–
Berit Andersdatter Brandvold
1727–1805
Marriage: 20 October 1754
Ole Arnesen
1755–
Anders Arnesen
1757–
Erik Arnesen
1758–
Johannes Arneson
1758–
Arne Arnesen Hokaasen
1758–
Arne Arnesen
1761–
Thore Arnesen Hokaasen
1761–
Kari Arnesdatter
1763–
Ragnhild Arnesdatter Sagbakken
1764–1818
Thore Arnesdatter Hokaas
1764–1818
Anders Arnesen
1766–
Olea Arnesdatter
1767–1769
Syver Arnesen
1769–
Bertge Arnesdatter
1769–1845
Berthe Arnesen Hokaasen
1769–
Gunhild ARNESdatter
1771–
Ole Arnasen
1772–1772
Arne Arneson
1772–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1754
Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway
children

(18)

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Arnesen

    Male1701–1765Male

    Tore Arnesdatter

    Female1699–1782Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1731–Male

    Ole Olsen

    Male–1734Male

    Olia Olsdr

    Female1735–1818Female

    Berthe Olsdr

    Female1736–1736Female

    Lars Olsen

    Male1737–1737Male

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 5

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 8

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.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 70

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the common Scandinavian personal name Arne, a short form of any of various Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element. See Arne .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arne Olsen in entry for Ole, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Arne Olsen in entry for Kari, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Arne Olsen in entry for Anders, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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