Anne Engebretsdatter

Brief Life History of Anne

Anne Engebretsdatter was born in 1710, in Gausdal, Oppland, Norway. She married Poul Berdonsen on 12 July 1741, in Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 1 July 1801, in Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 91, and was buried in Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway.

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Poul Berdonsen
Anne Engebretsdatter
Marriage: 12 July 1741
Peder Poulsen
Poul Poulsen

Sources (4)

  • Anne Erichsdatter in household of Elie Erichsdatter*, "Norway Census, 1801"
  • Anne Engebretsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Death Record for Anne Ingbretsdatter Tofthagen

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World Events (3)

1736 · Confirmation & education

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.

1739 · Universal schooling

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

Name Meaning

Pet form of Ann or Anne .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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