Anders Gulbrandsen

1705–1760 (Age 55)
Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Anders

When Anders Gulbrandsen was born about 1705, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Gulbrand Knudsen, was 30 and his mother, Karen Erichsdatter, was 25. He married Anne Pedersdatter about 1731, in Asker, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 May 1760, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Anders Gulbrandsen
1705–1760
Anne Pedersdatter
1703–
Marriage: about 1731
Kirsti Andersdatter
1731–1811
Erich Andersen
1732–
Karen Andersen
1740–
Jon Andersen
Christopher Andersen
1735–1763
Peder Andersen
1738–
Jacob Andersen
1740–1813
Knud Andersen
1740–
Hans Andersen
1747–1747

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1731
Asker, Akershus, Norway
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1675–1761Male

  • Karen Erichsdatter

    Female1680–1770Female

siblings

(6)

  • Male1705–1760Male

  • Joen Gulbrandsen Bleiker

    Male1709–1763Male

  • Lars Gulbrandsen

    Male1711–1789Male

  • Ingelov Gulbrandsdatter

    Female1715–1790Female

  • Marcus Gulbrandsen

    Male1720–1808Male

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 31

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 34

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

Scandinavian: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Guðbrandr, a compound of guð ‘god’ + brandr ‘sword’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Aker District Probate, Akershus, Norway

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