Eli Hansen Hiksdal

Fjelberg, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Eli

When Eli Hansen Hiksdal was born on 22 November 1848, in Fjelberg, Hordaland, Norway, her father, Hans Christopersen, was 29 and her mother, Cristie Hansen, was 25. She married Rasmus Olsen on 12 April 1874.

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Eli Hansen Hiksdal
Rasmus Olsen
Marriage: 12 April 1874

Spouse & Children

12 April 1874

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World Events (7)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 7

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 9

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 34

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Eli Hansdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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