Jens Stub

Jens Stub (3 March 1764 – 24 October 1819) was a Norwegian priest and politician. He was vicar on the island of Veøya and served as a representative at the Norwegian Constitutional Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814.[1][2]

Jens Stub

BiographyEdit

 
Veøy Vicarage on Veøya

He was the son of district stipendiary magistrate (sorenskriver) Johan Daniel Stub (1736–1802) and grandson of Lauritz Stub (1708-1774), both of whom served as judges in Bergen. He grew up in the parish of Eid in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. His brother was Gerhard Heiberg Stub (1781-1831), a merchant in Bergen.[3] In August 1793 he married his cousin Gjertrud Helene Heiberg (1774–1852) at Talvik in Finnmark.[4]

Jens Stub was a priest by education. He earned his degree in theology (Cand.theol.) in 1788. He was a Church of Norway priest at Alta-Talvik in Finnmark. He was vicar of the parish of Veøy in Romsdalsfjord from 1801 until his death,[5][6] when he was succeeded by Johan Christopher Haar Daae.

Stub was a member of the Norwegian Constitutional Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814. He served as a representative of Romsdals Amt together with Hilmar Meincke Krohg and Elling Olsson Walbøe. During negotiations at the National Assembly, he voted with the Union Party (Unionspartiet).[7][8] He died in a boating accident during 1819 at Tresfjord in Møre og Romsdal.[6][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Knut Dørum Jens Stub (Store norske leksikon)
  2. ^ "Jens Stub". Eidsvoll 1814. Retrieved November 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Jon Gunnar Arntzen Stub (Store norske leksikon)
  4. ^ a b Genealogy
  5. ^ Svein Askheim. "Alta-Talvik". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b Jens Stub at NRK Sogn og Fjordane County Encyclopedia (in Norwegian)
  7. ^ "Unionspartiet". lokalhistoriewiki.no. Retrieved November 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Jens Stub — Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)