Aase Nielsdatter

about 1689–December 1747 (Age 58)
Bamble, Telemark, Norway

The Life Summary of Aase

When Aase Nielsdatter was born about 1689, in Bamble, Telemark, Norway, her father, Niels Brandsson Grimsrod, was 39 and her mother, Karen Stensdatter Bamble, was 34. She married Niels Simonsson Feset on 29 September 1721, in Bamble, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in December 1747, in her hometown, at the age of 58, and was buried in Bamble, Telemark, Norway.

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Niels Simonsson Feset
Aase Nielsdatter
Marriage: 29 September 1721
Anne Nielsdatter ( Feset)
Arnold Nielsson Feset
Aase Nielsdatter
Peder Nielsen
Isach Nielsen Wissestad
Kisti Nielsdatter
Maria Nielsdatter
Maria Nielsdatter Feset
Simen Nielsen Feset
Marie Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1721Bamble, Telemark, Norway
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    World Events (3)

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change
    Age 11
    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.
    1736 · Confirmation & education
    Age 47
    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 50
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Sig, Anders, Lars.Norwegian (also Åse) and Swedish (mainly Åse): topographic name from an inflected form of ås ‘ridge’. This is also a common habitational name in Norway, from any of about 30 places called with this word.

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

    Sources (3)

    • Aase Nielsdr in entry for Simon Nilsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Aase Nielsdr in entry for Mari Nilsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Bygdebok for Bamble, Schilbred, C. S Vol. I & II (Click in blue field in Sources here for book site references under Reasons This Source Is Attached)

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