Beret Ellevsdatter Liøkild


Brief Life History of Beret Ellevsdatter

When Beret Ellevsdatter Liøkild was born in 1697, in Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, her father, Ellev Larsen Liøkild, was 31 and her mother, Eli Knutsdatter Vold, was 30. She married Povel Olsen Liøkel on 16 June 1720, in Orkdal kirke, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Povel Olsen Liøkel
Beret Ellevsdatter Liøkild
Marriage: 16 June 1720
Ellef Povelsen Liøkel
Elie Povelsdatter Liøkel
Ole Povelsen Liøkel
Gunild Povelsdatter Liøkel
Ellef Povelsen Liøkel
Kari Povelsdatter Liøkel
Jodda Povelsdatter Liøkel

Sources (1)

  • Birrethe Ellufsdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1720Orkdal kirke, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 3

    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 39

    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 42

    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

    Contracted variant of Birgit .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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