Bodil Hansdatter Mork

about 1570–after 4 February 1640 (Age 70)
Saltumgaard

The Life of Bodil Hansdatter

When Bodil Hansdatter Mork was born about 1570, her father, Hans Eigild Laursen Mørk, was 60 and her mother, Johanne Vognsdatter, was 35. She married Morten Pedersen Kjærulf about 1588. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died after 4 February 1640, in Øster Halne, Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 70, and was buried in Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurids Pedersen
1570–1638
Bodil Hansdatter Mork
1570–1640
Marriage: about 1599
Karen Larsdatter
1601–1650
Morten Laursen Kjærulf
1605–1689
Anne Laursdatter
1605–
N. N. Laursdatter
1607–
Karen Laursdatter
1608–1652
Gjertrud Laursdatter
1609–1672

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1599
children

(6)

    Karen Larsdatter

    Female1601–1650Female

    Morten Laursen Kjærulf

    Male1605–1689Male

    Anne Laursdatter

    Female1605–Female

    N. N. Laursdatter

    Female1607–Female

    Karen Laursdatter

    Female1608–1652Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (1)

1626

Age 56

The Thirty Years' War. The Danish army is defeated.

Name Meaning

1 Danish (Mørk) and Swedish (Mörk): nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Danish mørk, Swedish mörk ‘dark’ (Old Norse myrkr, whence also the English word murk(y)).2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named, from Old Norse mǫrk ‘wood’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Kjaerulf Studies

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