Andersen

1682–
Hellum, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Andersen

When Andersen was born in 1682, in Hellum, Buskerud, Norway, his or her father, Anders Ellingsen, was 32 and his or her mother, Tora Olsdatter, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Anders Ellingsen
1650–1728
Tora Olsdatter
1660–
Andersen
1682–

Parents and Siblings

    Anders Ellingsen

    Male1650–1728Male

    Female1660–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 3

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 18

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 54

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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