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Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen

Male Abt 1750 - 1823  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen 
    Born Abt 1750  Gren farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 21 Jun 1750  Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 7 Jan 1823  Bjørndalsplassen Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Jan 1823 
    Buried 12 Jan 1823  Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26026  All
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 

    Father Kjetil Torkildsson Støvern 
    Mother Ingebjørg Larsdotter Kroken,   b. 1725,   d. 1809  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 09 Oct 1749  Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Kari Aslesdotter,   b. 1750, Solum farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1788  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 09 Mar 1777  Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Kjetil Kristoffersson,   b. Mar 1777, Kvisle farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Nov 1854  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Asle Kristoffersson,   b. 1779, Bjørndalen farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1810, Bjørndalen farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +3. Helge Kristoffersson Dal,   b. 1781, Bjørndalen farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1858, Viksbråtan farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud county, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Nils Kjetilsson Bjørndalen,   b. 1785,   d. 1792  (Age 7 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F7643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marit Larsdotter,   b. Abt 1754,   d. 28 Jan 1847  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1789  Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lars Kristoffersson,   b. 1790,   d. 1819  (Age 29 years)
     2. Kari Kristoffersdotter Bjørndalen,   b. Abt 1793,   d. 24 Dec 1860, Holo østre, Modum parish, Buskerud county, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     3. Ingebjørg Kristoffersdotter,   b. Abt 1796, Bjørndalen farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Nils Kristoffersson Bjørndalen,   b. 1800, Bjørndalen farm, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1861  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F8622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Jun 1750 - Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Mar 1777 - Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1789 - Holmen Church, Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Engagement record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen and Kari Aslesdotter
    Engagement record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen and Kari Aslesdotter
    Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen and Kari Aslesdotter were officially engaged at Holmen church, Sigdal parish on Jan 19, 1777. The record is situated in the far left column of the page, the second entry under the year 1777. It lists on 19 January at Holmen [church] the engagement of bachelor Xstoffer Kjetilsson and maiden/never married before Kari Aslesdotter. Bestmen (sponsors)were Ola Nilsson Soleim and Gunnar Andersson Skatvet.
    Marriage record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen and Kari Aslesdotter
    Marriage record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen and Kari Aslesdotter
    The record is located in the far right column of the page, the 6th entry down from the year 1777. It records the marriage on the 9 March at Holmen [church, Sigdal parish] of bachelor Xstoffer Kjetilsson and maiden/never married before Kari Aslesdotter.
    Engagement record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson and Marit Larsdotter
    Engagement record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson and Marit Larsdotter
    Located in the column on the left hand side, the 2nd entry above the year 1790, it states that on 4 October, 1789, engaged were "widower" Kristoffer Kjetilsson and "maiden/never married before" Marit Larsdotter. The best men (sponsors) were : Ola Nes and Helge Jonsson Nes. This record is contained in the Holmen church book in Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway.
    Marriage record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson and Marit Larsdotter
    Marriage record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson and Marit Larsdotter
    Located in the column on the left hand side of the page near the top (the 4th entry down) it states that on 28 November, 1789, married were "widower" Kristoffer Kjetilsson and "maiden/never married before" Marit Larsdotter. They were married in the Holmen Church in Sigdal parish, Buskerud County, Norway.
    Baptism record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen
    Baptism record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen
    The baptismal record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen states that Kristoffer was born on the Gren farm (Sigdal parish) and was baptized on June 21, 1750 in Holmen church, Sigdal parish. Entry #40 on the left hand side of the page reads: The 21st June (1750) (baptized) at Holmen (church) (was) Kjetil Torkildsson Gren child "Xstopher" (Kristoffer). It then states the names of the Godparents (sponsors) and also states when Kjetil Torkildsson`s wife was "introduced" back into the Holmen congregation, which was the 12th of July, 1750.
    1801 census listing of Biørndalen Farm in Sigdal Parish, Buskerud County, Norway
    1801 census listing of Biørndalen Farm in Sigdal Parish, Buskerud County, Norway
    Reidar Kjetilsson is mentioned in the Sigdal bygdebok under the Haslebråtan(Bjørndalen) farm on page 100, states he was a mine worker.
    He is listed in the 1801 census, along with his brother Kristoffer and mother Ingebjørg, on the Bjørndalen farm in Sigdal parish). Reidar Kjetilsson is listed as entry #60 at the bottom, and his household position was a renter, lodger on a farm, age 44, a bachelor and a mine worker. Documentation recording Reidar after 1801 has not been located. It is not known if he married or moved out of the parish, etc.

    Ingebor Larsdotter is listed as entry #38. Her household position is listed as "innerst" which mean renter or lodger on a farm. Her marital status is widowed for the first time. Her occupation is listed as living off of charity or alms. Her age of 76 is consistent with her birth year of 1725.

    This record also lists the family of Kristoffer Kjetilsson living on the Bjørndalen farm in Sigdal parish of Buskerud County in 1801 as follows:

    -Kristoffer Kjetilsson "husband", age 53, married the 2nd time, his occupation was "tenant farmer/cotter, farming, and he was also a mine worker"
    -Marit Larsdotter "wife", age 44, married the 1st time
    -Asle Kristoffersson "son" , age 22, single, his occupation was "crippled, disabled"
    -Helge Kristoffersson "son", age 20,single, his occupation was "a tailor"
    -Lars Kristoffersson "son", age 11
    -Nils Kristoffersson "son", age 1
    -Kari Kristoffersdotter "daughter", age 8
    -Ingeborg Kristoffersdotter "daughter", age 5

    The mother of the youngest four children was Marit Larsdotter. A review of church records suggests that no further children were born to Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen and Marit Larsdotter.
    Death record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen
    Death record of Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalen
    Page 210 at the left and entry #4 it states Kristoffer Kjetilsson Bjørndalseie died January 7, 1823 and was buried January 12, 1823 in Sigdal parish. His status or occupation was a “husmann” (tenant farmer or crofter)and he was 72 years of age.

    Histories
    Sigdal bygdebok, 'Sigdal Og Eggedal', Sigdal Parish, Buskerud County, Norway
    Sigdal bygdebok, "Sigdal Og Eggedal", Sigdal Parish, Buskerud County, Norway
    Excerpts from the Sigdal bygdebok, "Sigdal Og Eggedal". Includes information regarding the farms of Bjørndalen, Haslebråtan, and Vik/ Bråtan/ Viksbråtan.




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