Asgaut Olsen Regelstad

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Asgaut Olsen Regelstad
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Born1761 (1761)
Finnøy, Norway
Died8 January 1847(1847-01-08) (aged 85–86)
NationalityNorwegian
Occupationfarmer and bailiff

Asgaut Olsen Regelstad (1761 – 8 January 1847) was a Norwegian farmer and bailiff who served as a representative at the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814.[1]

Asgaut Olsen Regelstad was born at the farm Nådå on Finnøy in Rogaland, Norway. He was raised on the neighboring Reilstad farm. He was the eldest of four children born to Ole Asgautsen (1764-1773) and Anna Reiersdatter (1736-1775). He was a farmer on Reilstad in Finney. He was also sheriff of Finney from 1816-1823. Additionally he was a member of the school commission, served as lay assistant to the parish priest and served as a magistrate judge.[2][3]

He represented Stavanger amt (now Rogaland) at the Norwegian Constituent Assembly together with Lars Andreas Oftedahl and Christen Mølbach. At Eidsvoll, he was the only farmer at the Assembly from Stavanger. He generally supported the independence party (Selvstendighetspartiet) and approved of a proposal to sell church property.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mardal, Magnus A. "Asgaut Olsen Regelstad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  2. ^ Asgaut Olsen Regelstad (lokalhistoriewiki.no) Archived May 18, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Reilstad. Finnøy herad. Rogaland". Matrikkelutkastet av 1950. Retrieved September 1, 2016.
  4. ^ Selvstendighetspartiet – i 1814 (Store norske leksikon. Magnus A. Mardal)
  5. ^ Stavanger amt (Store norske leksikon)

Related Reading[edit]

  • Holme Jørn (2014) De kom fra alle kanter - Eidsvollsmennene og deres hus (Oslo: Cappelen Damm) ISBN 978-82-02-44564-5