Antonius Andersen

Vereide, Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Antonius

When Antonius Andersen was born in 1716, in Vereide, Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Anders Antoniisen, was 42 and his mother, Anne Olufsdatter, was 38. He married Anne Joensdatter on 4 December 1735, in Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Antonius Andersen
Anne Joensdatter
Marriage: 4 December 1735
Thore Anthons
Anne Marie Anthons

Spouse & Children

4 December 1735
Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 20

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 23

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 85

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Kirkeboker (Gloppen), 1686-1784 - Baptisms
  • Anthons Anderssen in entry for Thore Anthons, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anthons Anderssen in entry for Anne Marie Anthons, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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