Mari Hansdatter

Brief Life History of Mari

When Mari Hansdatter was born about 1735, in Holter, Nannestad, Akershus, Norway, her father, Hans Ehersen, was 31 and her mother, Aare Hansen, was 36. She married Ole Hansen on 28 October 1756. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died about 1799, at the age of 66.

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Ole Hansen
Mari Hansdatter
Marriage: 28 October 1756
Ole Andersen
Hans Olsen
Anders Olsen
Marta Olesdatter
Nils Olsen Holterdalen
Berte Olsen
Christen Olsen
Hans Olsen
Olea Olsen
Guri Olsen
Hans Olsen
Kari Olesdatter

Sources (11)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mari Hansdatter - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mari Hansdatter
  • Marte Hansdr in entry for Ole Handsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mari Hansdatter - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Mari Hansdatter

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World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

1739 · Universal schooling

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Mary ; compare Mair .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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