Bernt Eriksen Groa

Brief Life History of Bernt

Bernt Eriksen Groa was born about 1680, in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway as the son of Erik. He married Helge Eriksdatter about 1705, in Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died before 1733, in Groa, Telemark, Norway.

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Bernt Eriksen Groa
1680–1733
Helge Eriksdatter
1683–
Marriage: about 1705
Kjetil Berntsen Groa
1708–
Guro Berntsdatter Groa
1708–1774
Erik Berntsen Groa
1710–
Tørjer Berntsen Grotnaes
1717–1777

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    World Events (2)

    1685 · Norway Church

    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

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Morten, Alf, Johan, Aase, Bjorn, Einer, Fredrik, Helle, Iver, Knud.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Erik, from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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