Hans Erichsen

1693–
Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Hans

When Hans Erichsen was born in 1693, in Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway, his father, Erich Erichsen, was 33 and his mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 30.

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Erich Erichsen
1660–
Maren Jensdatter
1663–1696
Maren Eriksen
1683–1698
Hans Erichsen
1693–
Eli Erichsdatter
1695–1742

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World Events (3)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 7

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 43

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 46

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

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Eirik or Erich ( see Erickson ).

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

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