Kari Andersen

1706–
Vereide, Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Kari

When Kari Andersen was born in 1706, in Vereide, Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, her father, Anders Antoniisen, was 32 and her mother, Anne Olufsdatter, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Anders Antoniisen
1674–1746
Anne Olufsdatter
1678–
Hans Andersen
1702–1774
Christentze Andersdatter
1704–1733
Kari Andersen
1706–
Brithe Andersen
1708–
Inger Andersen
1709–1710
Jacob Andersen
1710–1710
Ole Andersen
1712–
Maren Andersen
1713–
Antonius Andersen
1716–
Rasmus Andersen
1718–1719
Karen Andersen
1720–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (4)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 30

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

Age 33

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

Age 95

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Kirkeboker (Gloppen), 1686-1784 - Baptisms

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