Aslaug Steinarsdatter Fjågesund

1729–1780 (Age 51)
Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Aslaug

When Aslaug Steinarsdatter Fjågesund was born in 1729, in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway, her father, Steinar Torson, was 42 and her mother, Bergit Taraldsdatter, was 37. She married Halvor Torsen on 20 June 1757, in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1780, at the age of 51, and was buried in Holla, Telemark, Norway.

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Halvor Torsen
Aslaug Steinarsdatter Fjågesund
Marriage: 20 June 1757
Steinar Halvorsen
Thor Halvorson Baksaas
Halvor Halvorson Susaas
Marthe Halvorsdatter Baksås

Spouse and Children

20 June 1757
Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 7

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 10

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Aslou Stenarsdotter in entry for Marthe Halvorsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Aslou Stanarsdr in entry for Thor Halvorsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Aslou Stenersdr in entry for Stener Halvorsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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