Ostina Sjursdatter Berekvam

5 July 1839–1889 (Age 49)
Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Ostina Sjursdatter

When Ostina Sjursdatter Berekvam was born on 5 July 1839, in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, her father, Sjur Osteinsen Berekvam, was 41 and her mother, Ingeborg Botolvsdatter Holum, was 30. She married Guttorm Torsteinsen Fretheim in 1861, in Brekka, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Aurland, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway in 1839. She died in 1889, in Fretheim, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, at the age of 50.

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Guttorm Torsteinsen Fretheim
Ostina Sjursdatter Berekvam
Marriage: 1861
Torstein Guttormsen

Spouse and Children

Brekka, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


    Torstein Guttormsen


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World Events (7)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 4

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 6

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 16

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

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Sources (3)

  • Ostina Sivertsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ostina Sivertsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ættebok for Aurland II

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