Jacob Monsen Fugelstad

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

The Life of Jacob Monsen

When Jacob Monsen Fugelstad was born about 1681, in Nesna, Nordland, Norway, his father, Mogens Johansen Fugelstad, was 63 and his mother, Berith Olsdr, was 44. He married Ingeborg Jensdatter about 1711, in 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 74, and was buried in 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 1728
Nesna, Nordland, Norway
children

(8)

    Christina Kierstine Jacobsdatter

    Female1727–1780Female

    Johannes Jacobsen

    Male1729–1780Male

    Ingebor Maria Jacobsdatter

    Female1732–Female

    Male1734–1788Male

    Margrete Jacobsen

    Female1737–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Mogens Johansen Fugelstad

    Male1618–1726Male

    Berith Olsdr

    Female1637–1726Female

siblings

(9)

    Mallene Mogensdatter

    Female1661–1729Female

    Beret MOGENSDTR.

    Female1669–1751Female

    Marithe Mogensdatter Fugelstad

    Female1670–1735Female

    Daniel MOGENSEN

    Male1671–Male

    Kirsten MOGENSDTR.

    Female1672–Female

+4 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

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Rogaland, named with fugl ‘bird’ + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘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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