Niels Johnsen

18 October 1735–1 November 1780 (Age 45)
Onsøy Kirke, Onsøy, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Niels

When Niels Johnsen was born on 18 October 1735, in Onsøy Kirke, Onsøy, Østfold, Norway, his father, John Sorensen, was 46 and his mother, Marte Hansen, was 40. He died on 1 November 1780, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Niels Johnsen
1735–1780
Kari Nielsen
1737–1775

Spouse and Children

    Male1735–1780Male

    Kari Nielsen

    Female1737–1775Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Sorensen

    Male1689–1747Male

    Marte Hansen

    Female1695–1756Female

siblings

(7)

    Ingeri Johnsen

    Female1733–Female

    Male1735–1780Male

    Anne Johnsen

    Female1737–Female

    Ingeborg Johansen

    Female1739–Female

    Hans Johansen

    Male1740–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 1

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 4

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, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jo(h)n, Johann(es) ( see John ).

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

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