Marcus Andersen Hejer

1777–
Hjartdal Kirke, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Marcus Andersen

When Marcus Andersen Hejer was born in 1777, his father, Anders Erichsen Hejer, was 38 and his mother, Karen Malene Marcussen, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Anders Erichsen Hejer
1739–1793
Karen Malene Marcussen
1741–1791
Martha Kirstine Andersen Heier
1768–1838
Erich Christian Andersen Hejer
1770–1854
Hans Andersen Hejer
1774–1781
Marcus Andersen Hejer
1777–
Lars Hejer
1780–1784
Jacob Andersen Hejer
1782–1786
Lars Andersen Hejer
1784–1863
Susanna Marie Andersen Hejer
1790–1838

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 24

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

Age 33

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
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 33

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

1 South German: generally a variant of Hauer , but in some cases an occupational name from Middle High German heie ‘ranger’, ‘guard’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named in the Oslofjord region. The place name is from the plural of Old Norse heiðr ‘heath’, ‘moor’.3 Dutch and German: variant of Heyer 3–5.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Marcus Andersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marcus Andersen HEJER -

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