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
1681–1755
Kristi Torgilsdatter
1682–1756
Marriage: 11 June 1699
Marta Samsonsdatter
1701–1781
Engel Samsonsson
1703–1726

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 June 1699
Hålandsdal, Hordaland, Norway
children

(2)

    Marta Samsonsdatter

    Female1701–1781Female

    Engel Samsonsson

    Male1703–1726Male

Parents and Siblings

    Torgils Engelsen Gjeon

    Male1658–1702Male

    Marita Bolstad Mentz Torkildsdatter

    Female1665–1726Female

siblings

(10)

    Madele Torgilsdatter Gjøn

    Female1679–1722Female

    Female1682–1756Female

    Kari Gjøen Torgilsdatter

    Female1684–1692Female

    Anna Torgilsdatter Gjøen

    Female1688–1763Female

    Hans Torgilson Gjøen

    Male1690–1760Male

+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.

Name Meaning

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Sources (1)

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

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