Andersdatter Hals ( - )
Andersdatter Hals was born on Kornumgaard, Hals, Jytland, Denmark. She died on
Halsgaard in Hals. She was daughter of Anders
Jensen Kjærulf and Anne
Andersdatter Kjærulf. Anne married Jens
wrote: Of Anders Skriver's sons, the most known was Jens Andersen Hals, merchant
and alderman in Aalborg who died 1627 in Marstrand, to where he fled when the
imperial troops advanced toward Aalborg. Reference is made to him in A. H. Nielsen's:
"Embeds- og Bestillingsmænd i Aalborg", page 128, addenda to the
same book, as well as D. H. Wulff's: "Jens Bang og Lassen og Raschs Stamtavle
over den norske Familie Hals", however, it should be noted that more recent
investigations by archivist Finne Grøn have shown that this family does
not descend from the alderman, but from his brother , who was also called Jens
Andersen, but he used the family name Juel.
(See the info from the book: "Vester Brønderslevs historie" below.)
lived on Halsgaard and was the Crown's bailiff (Kronens Delefoged) for Aalborghus
in the period 1600-1613 and possibly even before that time. It is mentioned in
the cadastre (Jordebøgerne) for the period 1609-13 that "Jens Andersen
Juel who lives in Hals has been exempted from paying rent of the land because
he is the bailiff in the judicial district of Hals" "Jens Andersen Juell
boendes udi Hals haver hans Gaards Landgilde fri, for hand er Delefoged i forskrevne
He must have died
ca. 1614 since the accounts from May 1st 1614 to May 1st 1615 states that Niels
Jensen took over the Stedsmaal for Halsgaard after the death of Jens Andersen.
A tombstone in the nave of the church in Hals commemorate him and his wife Anne
Andersdatter, but the year of his death is not mentioned, whereas it shows his
His widow was then married to
Niels Jensen Skjelvig (Schelwig, Skielwig etc.), died 1631, who also bailiff (Delefoged)
here and he is perhaps the Niels Jensen, who in 1609-13 was bailiff (Birkefoged)
here. He leased Hals Kongetiende 1617-18 and on May 16th 1620 (perhaps his wedding
day) he and his wife donated a communion table to the church in Hals, or he had
arranged the ornamentation of the communion table.
Andersen Juel and Anne Andersdatter Hals had the following children:
Anders Jensen Hals,
alderman in Ystad in Sweden, and from whom the Norwegian family descends, he died
2. Niels Jensen Juel
3. Knud Jensen Juel, bailiff
in Hals district, appeared in Aalborg court (paa Aalborg Ting) June 18th 1632
on behalf of his brother Anders Jensen as creditor in the estate of alderman Jens
Hals, he was alive 1661, when he is mentioned in the census-paper (Hovedskattemandtallet)
as a widower, none of the children had died before the brother in Ystad, and his
heirs were listed as living in Hals.
4. Birgitte Jensdatter, married
to Christoffer Christensen from Ulsted.
5. Anne Jensdatter, who 12. March
1630 had her servant's character book witnessed in Hals court (Birketing) as she
was probably about to leave the district.
Andersdatter Hals married abt. 1614 Niels
Jensen Skjelvig. They had the son:
Nielsen Hals, b. abt. 1615, m. Dorthe
må være født omkring 1615 ettersom han den 11 juni 1635 møter
for sin halvbror Anders Jensen Hals på Jerslev herredsting. (Translation
From the book "Vester
Brønderslevs historie", page 217: (Translation later)
foran nevnte rådmann Jens Andersen Hals i Aalborg hadde vært værge
for sin søstersønn Anders Jensen Juel, som kalte seg Hals og var
rådmann i Ystad, og da denne hadde sin federne arv tilgode hos morbroderen,
fikk han fra dennes bo utlagt "5 Tdr. Bygskyld af Krogen", hvilken part
han den 12. Juni 1635 skøtet for 250 slettedaler til herredsfogde Peder
Jensen Kjærulf, som den 24. Nov. 1636 ble dømt til å betale
kjøpesummen osv". 1)
Carl Klitgård, Kjærulffske studier (1914 P. Hansens bogtrykkeri Aalborg).
Vester Brønderslevs historie, side 217.
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