Anders Nilsen Buttedal

Male27 September 1744–20 July 1809

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Nilsen Buttedal was born on 27 September 1744, in Lier Hospital, Lier, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Nils Sebjornsen Buttedal, was 43 and his mother, Anne Haagensdatter, was 41. He married Elen Christine Halvorsdatter on 5 October 1772. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 20 July 1809, at the age of 64.

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Anders Nilsen Buttedal
Elen Christine Halvorsdatter
Marriage: 5 October 1772
Halvor Andersen
Anne Andersdatter
Nils Andersen
Dorte Andersdr
Kirstine Andersdatter
Haagen Andersen
Helga Andersen
Helge Andersen
Jens Andersen
Jens Andersen

Sources (16)

  • Anders Nilsen in entry for Halvor Andersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Nielsen in entry for Jens Andersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1772
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (17)

    +12 More Children

    World Events (1)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 57

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Alf, Bjorn, Lars, Per, Nels, Anders, Bente, Tor, Arnfinn, Astrid. German Hans, Kurt, Ralf, Arnulf, Otto.

    Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. This form of the surname is also found in Denmark, but it is rare there. Compare Nelsen .

    Altered form of Norwegian Nilssen, a variant of 1, and probably also of the Danish, Norwegian, or North German cognate Nielsen (compare Nilson ).

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

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