Karen Mathea Mattisdatter

Fjell, Nes, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Karen Mathea

When Karen Mathea Mattisdatter was born in 1811, in Fjell, Nes, Akershus, Norway, her father, Matthias Hansen, was 35 and her mother, Berthe Sørensdtr, was 26. She married Amund Olsen Finnholt on 23 November 1844, in Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

Amund Olsen Finnholt
Karen Mathea Mattisdatter
Marriage: 23 November 1844
Martin Edvard Amundsen
Ole Amundsen
Kristian Amundsen

Spouse and Children

23 November 1844
Neskollen, Nes, Akershus, Norway


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1812 · Record-keeping

Age 1

A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.
1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Age 3

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 32

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Matea Matesdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Martea Matisdatter in entry for Martin Edvard Amundsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Karen Matea Matesdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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