Johannes Tormodson Nordmork

1723–1783 (Age 60)
Suldal, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Johannes

When Johannes Tormodson Nordmork was born in 1723, in Suldal, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Tormod Paulsen Nordmork, was 28 and his mother, Helga Mikkelsdatter Hjorteland, was 28. He married Lisbet Eriksdatter Guggedal in Suldal, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1783, in his hometown, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Tormodson Nordmork
1723–1783
Lisbet Eriksdatter Guggedal
1720–1780
Marriage:
Tormod Johannessen
1752–1780
Erik Johannessen
1755–1780
Mikkel Johannessen Jordebrekk
1758–1780
Helga Johannesdatter Jordebrekk
1759–
Eldri Johannesdotter Jordebrekk
1764–1837
Odd Johannessen Jordebrekk
1765–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Suldal, Rogaland, Norway
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education
    Age 13
    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 16
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Helmer, Hjalmer, Nils, Tor. German Hans, Meggan.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + mark ‘land’.Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named with the elements nord ‘north’ + mark ‘outlying pasture, wood’.

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

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