Sigrid Hansdatter

about 1722–9 June 1774 (Age 52)
Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Sigrid

When Sigrid Hansdatter was born about 1722, in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway, her father, Hans Jorgensen, was 30 and her mother, Anne Gunnersdatter, was 26. She married Tor Steinarsen Fjågesund in 1748, in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 9 June 1774, in her hometown, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Tor Steinarsen Fjågesund
1718–1782
Sigrid Hansdatter
1722–1774
Marriage: 1748
Aslaug Torsdatter
1749–
Anne Toersdr
1751–1774
Steinar Torsen
1754–
Halvor Torsen
1763–1774
Hans Torsen
1764–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1748
Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Jorgensen

    Male1692–1754Male

    Anne Gunnersdatter

    Female1696–1761Female

siblings

(10)

    Joraand Hansdatter

    Female1717–1790Female

    Jorgen Hansen

    Male1720–1785Male

    Female1722–1774Female

    Gunnar Hansen

    Male1723–1772Male

    Tor Hansson Homleid

    Male1726–1764Male

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 14

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 17

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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