Erich Bjornsen

21 November 1751–
Elverum, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Erich

When Erich Bjornsen was christened on 21 November 1751, in Elverum, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Biørn Biørnsen Økset, was 40 and his mother, Kari Andersdatter, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Biørn Biørnsen Økset
1711–1803
Kari Andersdatter
1718–1800
Embret Bjørnsen
1743–1812
Anders Biornsen
1749–1810
Erich Bjornsen
1751–
Børre Biørnsen
1754–1817
Gunder Biørnsen
1758–1837
Jørgen Biørnsen
1761–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

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

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Bjørn ( see Bjorn ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Erik Bjornsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • 1751 Birth/christening record - Parish registry: SAH, Elverum prestekontor, H/Ha/Haa/L0002: Parish register (official) no. 2, 1751-1756, p. 28-29 - Scanned archives - The National Archives of Norway

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