Generations

When an individual is stated as belonging to a generation listed in column one of the table below, it is being suggested that the best estimate for his date of birth is that given in the second column with an error margin of plus or minus 16 years. The numeration of generations according to Bartrum is given in the third column along with the approximate dates of birth.

Gen. Approx. birthdate
Gen. acc. to Bartrum
Approx. birthdate acc. to Bartrum
15 974  21  1000
14 942  20  970
13 909  19  930
12 877  18  900
11 844  17  870
10 812  16  830
9 779  15  800
8 747  14  770
7 714  13  730
6 682  12  700
5 649  11  670
4 617  10  630
3 584  9  600
2 552  8  570
1 519  7  530
0 487  6  500
-1 454  5  470
-2 422  4  430
-3 389  3  400
-4 357  2  370
-5 324  1  330
-6 292  0  300
-7 259
-8 227
-9 194
-10 162