Jensine Olava Edvardsen

17 September 1887–
Moss, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Jensine Olava

When Jensine Olava Edvardsen was born on 17 September 1887, in Moss, Østfold, Norway, her father, Jens Edvardsen, was 37 and her mother, Karen Olava Kristiansdatter Moen, was 41. She lived in Moss, Smaalenenes, Norway in 1900.

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Jens Edvardsen
Karen Olava Kristiansdatter Moen
Elvine Marie Edvadsen
Anna Marie Edvardsen
Edvard Kristian Edvardsen
Ragnhild Lovise Edvardsen
Anton Martinius Edvardsen
Jensine Olava Edvardsen
Einar Edvardsen or Jensen

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World Events (4)

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 6

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 13

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 36

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Edvardsen, a patronymic from the personal name Edvard, Scandinavian form of Edward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jensine Olava Edvardsen, "Norway Census, 1891"
  • Jensine Edvardsen in household of Jens Edvardsen, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Jensine Olava Edvardsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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