Embret Eriksen


Brief Life History of Embret

When Embret Eriksen was born in 1761, in Trysil, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Erick Eeriksen Haugen, was 49 and his mother, Kersti Halvorsdatter Osthagen, was 47.

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Erick Eeriksen Haugen
Kersti Halvorsdatter Osthagen
Halvor Eriksen Østhagen Heggemoen
Enoch Eriksen
Ragnhild Eriksdatter Hagen
Anna Eriksen
Erik Eriksen
Enok Ericsen Haugen
Embret Eriksen

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World Events (6)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 40

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

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 49

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

1825 · Sloopers

Age 64

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Morten, Alf, Johan, Aase, Bjorn, Einer, Fredrik, Helle, Iver, Knud.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Erik, from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ).

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

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