Sogneprest Jens Stub, Eidsvollsmann

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About Sogneprest Jens Stub, Eidsvollsmann

Jens Stub, Norwegian priest and politician.

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. His 5th great grandfather was His Excellency Nils Stub (?-1580), the Chancellor of Norway. Descendants of Nils Stub are considered noble through male-line at birth by rank nobility (rangadel) in the Kingdom of Denmark-Norway and the Duchy of Schleswig and Holstein.

He grew up in Eid in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. His brother was Gerhard Heiberg Stub (1781-1831), a merchant in Bergen. In August 1793 he married his cousin Gjertrud Helene Heiberg (1774–1852) in Talvik.

Jens Stub was a priest by education. He earned his degree in theology (Cand.theol.) in 1788. He was a Church of Norway priest in Alta to 1801 he was vicar on the island of Veøy in Romsdalsfjord.

Stub was a member of the Norwegian Constitutional Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814 at which time he worked as dean in Romsdals Amt. He died in a boat accident in 1819 in Tresfjord.


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Sogneprest Jens Stub, Eidsvollsmann's Timeline

March 3, 1764
Nordfjordeid, Eid, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
August 12, 1794
Age 30
Finnmark, Norway
November 28, 1795
Age 31
Finnmark, Norway
August 28, 1797
Age 33
Finnmark, Norway
June 4, 1799
Age 35
Finnmark, Norway
June 29, 1801
Age 37
Veøy, Molde, Møre Og Romsdal, Norge
November 19, 1803
Age 39
Molde, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
August 16, 1806
Age 42
Veøy, Molde, Møre Og Romsdal, Norge
September 24, 1808
Age 44
Molde, Møre og Romsdal, Norway