Goro Haraldsdaatter

16 January 1698–31 July 1742
Nannestad, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Goro

When Goro Haraldsdaatter was born on 16 January 1698, in Nannestad, Akershus, Norway, her father, Harald Larsen, was 33 and her mother, Karen Olsdatter Kneppe, was 31. She married Torsten Steffensen on 29 September 1723, in Nannestad, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She was buried in Nannestad, Akershus, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Torsten Steffensen
1700–1773
Goro Haraldsdaatter
1698–1742
Marriage: 29 September 1723
Anne Torstensdatter
1725–
Margrete Tostensdaatter
1727–1770
Kari Tostensdatter
1732–
Steffen Torstensen
1733–
Hans Torstensen
1736–1740
Ingeborg Stephansen
1738–1739
Hans Torstensen
1740–1741
Ole Haraldsdaatter
1741–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1723
Nannestad, Akershus, Norway
children

(8)

    Anne Torstensdatter

    Female1725–Female

    Margrete Tostensdaatter

    Female1727–1770Female

    Kari Tostensdatter

    Female1732–Female

    Steffen Torstensen

    Male1733–Male

    Hans Torstensen

    Male1736–1740Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Hans Haraldsen

    Male1695–Male

    Hans Haraldsen

    Male1696–Male

    Female1698–1742Female

    Marte Haraldsdatter

    Female1700–1771Female

    Anne Haraldsdatter

    Female1704–1704Female

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 2

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 38

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 41

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

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Sources (2)

  • Goro Haraldsdr in entry for Ole Torstensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Goro Haraldsdr in entry for Ingeborg Torstensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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