Henrik Larsen Togstad

1668–1732 (Age 64)
Togstad, Nes, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Henrik Larsen

When Henrik Larsen Togstad was born in 1668, in Togstad, Nes, Akershus, Norway, his father, Lars Alfsen, was 55 and his mother, Gjertrud Grimsdatter, was 58. He married Berte Halsteinsdatter Vestre Dysland in 1695, in Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1732, in Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 64.

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Henrik Larsen Togstad
Berte Halsteinsdatter Vestre Dysland
Marriage: 1695
Ole Henriksen Dysland
Mari Henriksdatter Dysland
Lars Henriksen Dysland
Gjertrud Henriksdatter Dysland
Anne Henriksdatter Dysland

Spouse & Children

  • Male1668–1732Male

  • Berte Halsteinsdatter Vestre Dysland


Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway


  • Ole Henriksen Dysland


  • Mari Henriksdatter Dysland


  • Lars Henriksen Dysland


  • Gjertrud Henriksdatter Dysland


  • Anne Henriksdatter Dysland


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 17

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 32

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hendrich Dysteland in entry for Lars Hendrichsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henrik Larsen Togstad - Published information: birth-name: Henrik Larsen Togstad
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henrik Larsen Togstad - birth: 1658; Togstad, Akershus, Norway

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