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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Family Time Line

Anders Ellingsen
1650–1728
Kari Jensdatter
1653–1702
Halvor Andersen
1675–1719
Eli Andersen
1676–1740
Jens Andersen
1680–1735
Kiersten Andersen
1682–
ELLING ANDERSEN
1703–1741
Mr. Andersen
1687–

Parents and Siblings

    Anders Ellingsen

    Male1650–1728Male

    Female1653–1702Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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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