Elizabeth Mortensdatter

Nesøya, Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mortensdatter was born in 1736, in Nesøya, Asker, Akershus, Norway, her father, Morten Gundersen Nasse, was 44 and her mother, Anne Hansdatter, was 34. She married Ouen Torsen about 1755, in Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway.

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Ouen Torsen
Elizabeth Mortensdatter
Marriage: about 1755

Spouse and Children

about 1755
Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway

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1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 0

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 3

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.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 65

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

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