Sigrid Andersdatter Finsand

1725–1794 (Age 69)
Ytre Ådal, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Sigrid

When Sigrid Andersdatter Finsand was born in 1725, in Ytre Ådal, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Anders Arnesen Fønnhus Finsand, was 46 and her mother, Marit Olsdatter Haugsrud, was 36. She married Engebret Pedersen on 28 September 1747, in Norderhov, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1794, in her hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Norderhov, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Engebret Pedersen
1713–1785
Sigrid Andersdatter Finsand
1725–1794
Marriage: 28 September 1747
Peder Engebretsen
1748–
Jon Engebretsen
1755–
Anders Engebretsen
1750–1783
Ingeborg Engebretsen
1753–1774
Jon Engebretsen Øvrevolden
1755–1830
Torchild Engebretsen
1758–
Ole Engebretsen
1762–1792
Ingebor Engebretsen
1766–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1747
Norderhov, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway
children

(8)

    Peder Engebretsen

    Male1748–Male

    Anders Engebretsen

    Male1750–1783Male

    Ingeborg Engebretsen

    Female1753–1774Female

    Male1755–1830Male

    Jon Engebretsen

    Male1755–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 11

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 14

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)

  • Sigri Andersdr in entry for Ingeborg Ingebretsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • SIGRI ANDERSDR in entry for INGEBORG INGEBRETSEN, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • SIRI ANDERSEN, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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