Kristi Torgilsdatter

1682–1756 (Age 74)
Strandebarm, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Kristi

When Kristi Torgilsdatter was born in 1682, in Strandebarm, Hordaland, Norway, her father, Torgils Engelsen Gjeon, was 24 and her mother, Marita Bolstad Mentz Torkildsdatter, was 17. She married Samson Hansen on 11 June 1699, in Hålandsdal, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1756, in Markhus, Etne, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Samson Hansen
Kristi Torgilsdatter
Marriage: 11 June 1699
Marta Samsonsdatter
Engel Samsonsson

Spouse and Children

11 June 1699
Hålandsdal, Hordaland, Norway


    Marta Samsonsdatter


    Engel Samsonsson


Parents and Siblings

    Torgils Engelsen Gjeon


    Marita Bolstad Mentz Torkildsdatter




    Madele Torgilsdatter Gjøn



    Kari Gjøen Torgilsdatter


    Anna Torgilsdatter Gjøen


    Hans Torgilson Gjøen


+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 3

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

Age 18

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.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 54

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Christi Torgilsdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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