Jacob Nielson Ovreset

1791–30 June 1847 (Age 56)
Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Jacob Nielson

When Jacob Nielson Ovreset was born in 1791, in Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Niels Jacobson Ovreset, was 25 and his mother, Mari Jacobsdatter Settre, was 29. He married Marte Jonsdatter Moldstad on 27 December 1813, in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 30 June 1847, in his hometown, at the age of 56, and was buried in Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Nielson Ovreset
Marte Jonsdatter Moldstad
Marriage: 27 December 1813
Mari Jacobsdatter Ovreset
Niels Jacobson Ovreset
Synneve Jacobsdatter Ovreset
Johanne Jacobsdatter Ovreset

Spouse and Children

27 December 1813
Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


Parents and Siblings

    Niels Jacobson Ovreset


    Mari Jacobsdatter Settre




    Marthe Nielsdatter Ovreset


    Jacob Nielson Ovreset


    Dorthe Mari Nielsdatter Ovreset



    David Nielson Ovreset


+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 10

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

Age 19

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 19

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

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