Isak Knutsen

about 1738–
Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Isak

When Isak Knutsen was born about 1738, in Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway, his father, Knut, was 38 and his mother, Mrs. Knut, was 34. He married Berte Rasmusdatter in 1770, in Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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Isak Knutsen
Berte Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 1770
Knut Isaksen
Hendrik Isaksen
Rasmus Isaksen
Lars Isaksen
Kari Isaksdatter

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Akershus, Norway


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World Events (5)

1739 · Universal schooling

Age 1

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 63

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

Age 72

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

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and German: see Knudsen .

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

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