Helge Østensen

1703–1763 (Age 60)
Vestre Bærum, Bærum, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Helge

When Helge Østensen was born about 1703, in Vestre Bærum, Bærum, Akershus, Norway, his father, Østen Sørensen Ringi, was 33 and his mother, Maren Helgesdatter, was 31. He married Johanne Iversdatter on 31 October 1734, in Asker, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 16 July 1763, in his hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Vestre Bærum, Bærum, Akershus, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Helge Østensen
1703–1763
Johanne Iversdatter
1710–1773
Marriage: 31 October 1734
Maren or Mari Helgesdatter
1735–1800
Østen Helgesen
1737–1813
Christen Helgesen
1739–1739
Iver Helgesen
1740–
Marte Helgesdatter
1743–1822
Marte Maria Helgesdatter
1746–1746
Lars Helgesen
1748–
Magrete Helgesdatter
1752–1752
Kirsten Helgesdatter
1753–1753
Birthe Helgesdatter
1755–1755

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1734
Asker, Akershus, Norway
children

(10)

  • Maren or Mari Helgesdatter

    Female1735–1800Female

  • Østen Helgesen

    Male1737–1813Male

  • Christen Helgesen

    Male1739–1739Male

  • Iver Helgesen

    Male1740–Male

  • Marte Helgesdatter

    Female1743–1822Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

  • Marthe Østensdatter

    Female1699–1746Female

  • Male1703–1763Male

  • Mari Østensdatter

    Female1705–Female

  • Berte Østensdatter

    Female1707–Female

  • Kirsti Østensdatter

    Female1710–Female

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 33

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 36

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Helge Ringer in entry for Magrete Helgesen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Helge Ringe in entry for Marte Maria Helgesen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Aker District Probate, Akershus, Norway

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