Anna Catharina Hansdatter

1733–1804 (Age 71)
Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Anna Catharina

When Anna Catharina Hansdatter was born in 1733, in Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, her father, Hans Pedersen Skaar Eide, was 45 and her mother, Astrid Torbjornsdatter, was 41. She married Hans Salamonsen about 1754, in Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1804, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Hans Salamonsen
Anna Catharina Hansdatter
Marriage: about 1754
Paul Hansson
Sophi Hansdr
Hans Hansen
Salomon Hansen
Martha Hansdotter

Spouse and Children

about 1754
Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 3

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 6

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 68

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

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Jonsdotter in entry for Hans, "Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860"
  • Catharina Hansdr in entry for Martha Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anna Catharina Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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