Jacob Monsen Fugelstad

about 1681–1755 (Age 74)
Nesna, Nesna, Nordland, Norway

The Life Summary of Jacob Monsen

When Jacob Monsen Fugelstad was born about 1681, in Nesna, Nesna, Nordland, Norway, his father, Mogens Johansen, was 64 and his mother, Berith Olsdatter, was 45. He married Ingeborg Jensdatter about 1711, in Nesna, Nesna, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1755, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Nesna, Nesna, Nordland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Monsen Fugelstad
1681–1755
Maren Stensdr
1689–
Marriage: about 1728
Christina Kierstine Jacobsdatter
1727–1780
Jacob Jacobsen
1734–1788
Kirsten Jacobsen
1743–
Augustinus Jacobsen
1746–
Johannes Jacobsen
1729–1780
Ingebor Maria Jacobsdatter
1732–
Margrete Jacobsen
1737–
Bereth Martha Jacobsdatter
1741–1757

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1728Nesna, Nesna, Nordland, Norway
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1685 · Norway Church
    Age 4
    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 19
    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 55
    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, Jorgen. German Gerhard, Oskar.Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Rogaland, named with fugl ‘bird’ + stad (from Old Norse stathr ‘farmstead, dwelling’).

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

    Sources (2)

    • Jacob Mogenson in entry for Beret Martha, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Jacob Mogenson in entry for Ingbor Maria Jacobsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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