Thor Reiersen Lilleholt

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Thor Reiersen Lilleholt
Born(1770-03-03)3 March 1770
Died12 May 1822(1822-05-12) (aged 52)
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationFarmer and district sheriff
Known forRepresentative at the Norwegian Constitutional Assembly in 1814

Thor Reirsen Lilleholt (3 March 1770 12 May 1822) was a Norwegian farmer and district sheriff who served as a representative at the Norwegian Constitutional Assembly. [1]

Thor Reirsen Lilleholt was born on the Lilleholt farm in Holt parish in Aust-Agder, Norway. During the period 1803–17, he was sheriff in Holt, and from 1803 to 1812 also in the neighboring parish of Dypvåg. [2] In 1793, he married Asborg Undersdtr (1770–1812) with whom he had five children. [3]

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References

  1. Thor Reirsen Lilleholt (Eidsvoll. 1814)
  2. Lilleholt in Holt herad (Matrikkelutkastet av 1950)
  3. Reiersen Lilleholt, Thor (Eidsvollsmann)
  4. Thor Reirsen Lilleholt (storiewiki.no)
  5. "Thor Reiersen Lilleholt". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 April 2011.