Anders Andersen Hurum

1722–1815 (Age 93)
Hole, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Anders Andersen

When Anders Andersen Hurum was born in 1722, in Hole, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Anders Baardsen Hurum, was 46 and his mother, Karen Andersdatter, was 46. He had at least 7 sons and 3 daughters with Marte Jensdatter Sørum. He died in 1815, in his hometown, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Anders Andersen Hurum
1722–1815
Marte Jensdatter Sørum
1726–
Andersdatter
1746–1746
Bane Andersen
1747–1754
Hans Andersøn
1748–1748
Andersdatter
1749–1749
Christen Anderson
1750–1776
Anderson
1751–1751
Andrew Anderson
1754–1803
Jens Andersen
1755–1833
Anders Andersen
1764–1848
Gunhild Andersdatter
1768–

Spouse & Children

children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 14

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

Age 17

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 79

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of English Burham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Andersson in entry for Anders Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Andersen in entry for Jens Anderssen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Andersen en el registro de Gunil Anderssdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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