Zacharias Mellebye

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Zacharias Mellebye

Zacharias Mellebye (20 December 1781 – 9 November 1854) was a Norwegian farmer and non-commissioned military officer who served as a representative at the Norwegian Constituent Assembly.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Zacharias Rasmussen Mellebye was born on Udengen in Skjeberg parish at Sarpsborg in Østfold, Norway. He participated in the military as a non-commissioned officer in both in 1808 and 1814. He was a commander in the Aker Sharpshooter Regiment (Akershusiske skarpskytterregiment). He represented his regiment at the Norwegian Constituent Assembly in 1814. He generally supported the independence party (Selvstendighetspartiet). [3] [4] [5] [6]

Personal life[edit]

He was married to Sofie Magnusdatter Begbye (1781- 1872) with whom he had eight children.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rasmussen Mellebye, Zacharias (Eidsvollsmenn)
  2. ^ Mardal, Marius A. "Zacharias Mellebye". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Utengen. Skjeberg herad. Østfold". Matrikkelutkastet av 1950. Retrieved June 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ Akershusiske skarpskytterregiment (lokalhistoriewiki.no)
  5. ^ Selvstendighetspartie (Norsk partipolitisk leksikon)
  6. ^ Zacharias Rasmussen Mellebye (ostfold.1814)
  7. ^ Zacharias Rasmussen Mellebye (lokalhistoriewiki.no)