Ronnaug Michelsen

Tveitan, Telemark, Norway

The Life Summary of Ronnaug

When Ronnaug Michelsen was born in 1688, in Tveitan, Telemark, Norway, her father, Michell Tollefsen Tveitan, was 31 and her mother, Aslaug Halvorsdatter Borgja, was 25. She married Sveinung Gunleiksen about 1710, in Norway.

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Sveinung Gunleiksen
Ronnaug Michelsen
Marriage: about 1710

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1710Norway
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    World Events (3)

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change
    Age 12
    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 48
    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 51
    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, Johan, Niels, Per, Sofus, Sophus, Thor.North German, Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Michel (see Michael ).

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

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