Lars Hansen

Maleabout 1717–before 27 August 1773

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Hansen was born about 1717, in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Hans, was 33 and his mother, Mrs. Hans, was 29. He married Kari Pedersdatter on 22 March 1746, in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died before 27 August 1773, in his hometown, and was buried in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Lars Hansen
Kari Pedersdatter
Marriage: 22 March 1746
Hans Larsen
Mari Larsdatter
Marthe Larsdatter
Peder Larsen
Lars Larsen
Kari Larsdatter
Kari Larsdatter
Kari Larsdatter
Siri Larsdatter

Sources (2)

  • Lars Hansøn and Kari Pedersd[atter] marriage in "Norway, Hedmark, Ringsaker Parish register (official) no. 1"
  • Lars Hansen burial in "Norway, Hedmark, Ringsaker Parish register (official) no. 2"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1746Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 19

    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 22

    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, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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