Birgit Arnesdatter

1781–1872 (Age 91)
Li, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Birgit

When Birgit Arnesdatter was born in 1781, in Li, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Arne Steengrimsen, was 36 and her mother, Ingebjørg Nilsdatter, was 33. She married Knut Steingrimson on 3 November 1812, in Nes, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1872, in Nes, Hole, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Knut Steingrimson
Birgit Arnesdatter
Marriage: 3 November 1812
Ingeborg Knudsdatter
Arne Knudsen
Arne Knudsen
Steengrim Knudtsen
Aslak Knudsen

Spouse and Children

3 November 1812
Nes, Buskerud, Norway


    Ingeborg Knudsdatter


    Arne Knudsen


    Arne Knudsen


    Steengrim Knudtsen


    Aslak Knudsen


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 20

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

Age 29

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 29

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

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Sources (3)

  • Birgit Arnesdr Haftorsen in entry for Aslak Knudsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Birgit Arnesdr in entry for Ingeborg Knudsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Birgit Arnesdr in entry for Steengrim Knudtsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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