Randi Toresen

1726–1794 (Age 68)
Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Randi

When Randi Toresen was born in 1726, in Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Tor Torkildsen Leikvang, was 38 and her mother, Marit Knutsdatter Rud, was 33. She died in 1794, at the age of 68, and was buried in Strøm, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway.

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Tor Torkildsen Leikvang
Marit Knutsdatter Rud
Torkel Torsen
Maren Toresen
Knut Torsen Leikvang
Randi Toresen
Torchild Torsen Leikvang
Tor Torsen Leikvang

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World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 10

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 13

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Kirkebøker, 1689-1974.

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