Jens Larsen

Maleabout 1646–

Brief Life History of Jens

Jens Larsen was born about 1646, in Grindheim, Audnedal, Vest-Agder, Norway. He married Mrs. Jens Larsen about 1677, in Grindheim, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Jens Larsen
1646–
Mrs. Jens Larsen
1650–
Marriage: about 1677
Olaug Jensdatter
1678–
Soren Jensen
1680–

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1677Grindheim, Audnedal, Vest-Agder, Norway
  • Children (2)

    World Events (4)

    1685 · Norway Church

    Age 39

    The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 54

    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 90

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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