Nils Ebbesson Fearnley Astrup

1901–1972 (Age 71)
Akershus, Norway

The Life of Nils Ebbesson Fearnley

When Nils Ebbesson Fearnley Astrup was born on 7 June 1901, in Akershus, Norway, his father, Ebbe Karsten Morten Astrup, was 25 and his mother, Cecilie Elisabeth Fearnley, was 23. He married Hedevig Stang in 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 29 September 1972, in Oslo, Norway, at the age of 71.

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Nils Ebbesson Fearnley Astrup
Hedevig Stang
Marriage: 1925
Thomas Astrup

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World Events (4)

1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 3

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 
1905 · Freedom for Norway

Age 4

Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 22

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from a place called Dastrup.

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

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