Anna Kirstina Fyhn

1733–1816 (Age 83)
Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Anna Kirstina

Anna Kirstina Fyhn was born in 1733, in Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway as the daughter of Rasmus Hansen Holle. She married Johan Jorgen Samuelsen Wonsheim in 1762, in Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 29 April 1816, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Johan Jorgen Samuelsen Wonsheim
Anna Kirstina Fyhn
Marriage: 1762
Birgitha Maria
Maren Hoff

Spouse and Children

    Johan Jorgen Samuelsen Wonsheim



Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway


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World Events (4)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 3

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 6

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.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 68

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

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Föhn): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Kirstina Fyhn, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anna Kirstina Fyhn in entry for Birgitha Maria Johan Jorgensdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anna Kirstina Fyhn in entry for Maren Hoff Johan Jorgensdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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