Bodil Nilsdatter

Hedrum, Vestfold, Norway

The Life of Bodil

When Bodil Nilsdatter was born in 1685, in Hedrum, Vestfold, Norway, her father, Nils Tommesen Brun, was 38 and her mother, Marte Paulsdatter, was 37. She married Arne Sørensen Odberg in 1706, in Hedrum, Vestfold, Norway.

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Arne Sørensen Odberg
Bodil Nilsdatter
Marriage: 1706

Spouse and Children

    Arne Sørensen Odberg



Hedrum, Vestfold, Norway

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Tommesen Brun


    Marte Paulsdatter




World Events (3)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 0

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 15

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 51

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.

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