Elen Andersdatter

Female3 September 1806–

Brief Life History of Elen

When Elen Andersdatter was born on 3 September 1806, in Trondenes, Troms, Norway, her father, Anders Nielsen Schielderup, was 35 and her mother, Ingebor Maria Israelsdatter, was 35. She married Jørgen Trane Johnsen on 8 October 1844, in Trondenes, Troms, Norway. She lived in Trondenes kirke, Trondenes, Troms, Norway in 1806.

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Jørgen Trane Johnsen
Elen Andersdatter
Marriage: 8 October 1844

Sources (2)

  • Elen Zetrine Andersdatter in entry for Jørgen Trane Johnsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Elen Andersdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1844Trondenes, Troms, Norway
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 4

    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 4

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

    1843 · Edvard Grieg

    Age 37

    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

    Name Meaning

    form of Helen , now also used outside Wales. It is identical with the Welsh vocabulary word elen ‘nymph’, but this is unlikely to be the origin. It is found in Welsh texts from an early period as an equivalent of Helen, for example as the name of the mother of Constantine, finder of the True Cross.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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