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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Family Time Line

Ole Hansen
1731–1810
Mari Hansdatter
1735–1799
Marriage: 28 October 1756
Ole Andersen
1753–1799
Hans Olsen
1757–1782
Anders Olsen
1761–
Marta Olesdatter
1769–
Nils Olsen Holterdalen
1759–1809
Berte Olsen
1766–
Christen Olsen
1766–1836
Hans Olsen
1766–
Olea Olsen
1768–
Guri Olsen
1770–
Hans Olsen
1774–1791
Kari Olesdatter
1774–

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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