Karen Andersdatter Hof or Svennes

29 August 1722–after 1790
Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Karen

When Karen Andersdatter Hof or Svennes was christened on 29 August 1722, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, her father, Anders Olsen Haugsrud Sørum, was 48 and her mother, Ingrid Tidemandsdatter, was 44. She married Ingebret Olsen Svennes or Baasum on 2 October 1752, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She was buried in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway.

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Ingebret Olsen Svennes or Baasum
Karen Andersdatter Hof or Svennes
Marriage: 2 October 1752
Sebjørg Engebretsdatter
Anders Engebretsen Bosum
Kirsten Engebretsdatter Baasum
Ingrid Engebretsdatter Båsum
Marit Engebretsdatter Båsum
Ole Engebretsen Båsum
Inger Engelbretsdatter

Spouse and Children

2 October 1752
Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway


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Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Andersdr in entry for Seebor Ingebretsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Kari Andersdr in entry for Anders Ingebretsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Karen Andersdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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