Inger Kirstine Jonsen

Brief Life History of Inger Kirstine

When Inger Kirstine Jonsen was born in 1802, in Dalen, Os, Rakkestad, Østfold, Norway, her father, Jon Jacobsen, was 34 and her mother, Inger Joensdatter, was 33. She married Elling Hansen on 5 November 1824, in Råde Kirke, Råde, Østfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 January 1842, in Glemmen Kirke, Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Elling Hansen
1796–1871
Inger Kirstine Jonsen
1802–1842
Marriage: 5 November 1824
Hans Ellingsen
1824–1875
Johannes Ellingsen
1825–
Mathias Ellingsen
1828–
Ole Ellingson
1831–1903
Gretha Laurine Ellingson
1834–
Kristaffer Ellingsen
1836–1895
Andrea Ellingsdatter
1839–1866

Sources (20)

  • Kirstine Gulbrandsdr in entry for Hans Andreas Ellings. Svarstad, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Kirstine Gulbrandsdtr in entry for Hans Ellingsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Inger Johnsdtr in entry for Elling Kansen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

World Events (7)

1810 · Vaccinations

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

1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Monrad, Erik, Nels, Anders, Maren.

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Mons, an assimilated form of Magnus . This surname is rare in Denmark. Compare Monson , Munsen , and Munson .

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

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