Mr. Andersen

5 February 1687–
Hellum, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Mr.

When Mr. Andersen was christened on 5 February 1687, in Frogner, Lier, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Anders Ellingsen, was 37 and his mother, Kari Jensdatter, was 34.

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Anders Ellingsen
Kari Jensdatter
Halvor Andersen
Eli Andersen
Jens Andersen
Kiersten Andersen
Mr. Andersen

Parents and Siblings

    Anders Ellingsen





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World Events (4)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change

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

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

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 Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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