Hans Jacob Pavels

June 7, 2013

 Hans Jacob Pavels
24 Apr 1789 – 22 May 1868

Son of  Jacob Jacobsen Pavels
and Helene Christine Elisabeth DE TONSBERG

Husband of  Seline Samueline Bryn

Father of  Amalie Pavels Tonsberg


Hans Jacob Pavels was born in 1789 in Drobak, Norway. His father, Jacob,  held the honorary title of  Etatsrad  (Councilor),  President i Chritiansand  and was from a family that  included several generations of Educators and Priests. His first cousin,  Bishop Claus Pavels,  was a Norwegian priest and diarist whose diaries from 1812–1822  are an important source for the cultural and biographical history of Norway.

On his mother’s side of the family he was descended from the noble families Norway and noble families of Denmark who were originally sent by the King of Denmark to govern Norway.

Hans, a skipper (captain) in Drobak,  was married to Seline Samueline Bryn and had 10 children. View their Family Album on Seline Samueline’s page


Children: 
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1. Amalie Pavels TONSBERG,   b. 03 Aug 1827, Drøbak, Frogn, Akershus, Norge
2. Maren Anette PAVELS,   b. 1819,   d. 1895
3. Hansine Samueline PAVELS,   b. 1825
4. Sophia Ericha PAVELS,   b. 1821,   d. 1876
5. Jacobine Mariane PAVELS,   b. 1816,   d. 1895
6. Samuel Søren PAVELS
7. Henriette Christine PAVELS
8. Elisabeth Christine PAVELS
9. Hans Jacob PAVELS
10. Fredrik Mathias PAVELS