Halvor Østensen

Tinn, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Halvor

When Halvor Østensen was christened on 9 September 1798, in Tinn, Telemark, Norway, his father, Østen Halvorsen Hagen, was 29 and his mother, Sönnöv Brÿnildsdatter, was 28. He died on 1 October 1870, in Mæl, Tinn, Telemark, Norway, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mæl, Tinn, Telemark, Norway.

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Østen Halvorsen Hagen
Sönnöv Brÿnildsdatter
Signe Ostensdr
Halvor Østensen
Holje Oystenson Rollag
Brÿnil Østensen
Holje Østensen
Anne Ostensdatter
Knud Ostensen
John Ostensen Sanden

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World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
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
1825 · Sloopers

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Halvor Østensen, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Halvor Østensen Hougen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Halvor Østensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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