Helvig Larsdatter Erøy

1754–29 November 1841 (Age 87)
Erøyna, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Helvig

When Helvig Larsdatter Erøy was born in 1754, in Erøyna, Rogaland, Norway, her father, Lars Henrikson Erøy, was 25 and her mother, Elisabeth Larsdotter, was 31. She married Gjert Jakobson Sandvik on 5 July 1779. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 November 1841, in Jelsa, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway, at the age of 87, and was buried in Jelsa, Suldal, Rogaland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Gjert Jakobson Sandvik
1750–
Helvig Larsdatter Erøy
1754–1841
Marriage: 5 July 1779
Lars Gjertsen
1779–
Elisabet Gjertsdtr. Sandvik
1785–1839
Jakob Gjertsen Sandvik
1781–
Lars Gjertsen
1783–
Lisbet Gjertsdatter Råså
1784–1838
Lars Gjertsen
1787–
Lars Gjertsen
1788–
Lars Gjertson Sandvik
1788–1846
Jens Gjertson Sandvik
1792–1812
Giert Giertsen
1793–
Malena Gjertsen
1798–
Malene Gjertsdatter
1798–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1779
children

(12)

    Lars Gjertsen

    Male1779–Male

    Jakob Gjertsen Sandvik

    Male1781–Male

    Lars Gjertsen

    Male1783–Male

    Lisbet Gjertsdatter Råså

    Female1784–1838Female

    Elisabet Gjertsdtr. Sandvik

    Female1785–1839Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 47

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 56

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 71

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Helvig Larsdr in entry for Jakob Gjertsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Helvig Larsdr in entry for Malena Gjertsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Helvig Larsdr in entry for Lars Gjertsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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