Bodil Hansdatter Mork

about 1570–after 4 February 1640 (Age 70)
Saltum, Saltum, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bodil

When Bodil Hansdatter Mork was born about 1570, in Saltum, Saltum, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Hans Eigild Laursen Mørk, was 61 and her mother, Johanne Vognsdatter, was 37. 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 8430, and was buried in Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurids Pedersen
Bodil Hansdatter Mork
Marriage: about 1600
Karen Larsdatter
Morten Laursen Kjærulf
Anne Laursdatter
N. N. Laursdatter
Karen Laursdatter
Gjertrud Laursdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1600
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (1)

    Age 56
    The Thirty Years' War. The Danish army is defeated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Bent, Erik, Gudrun, Hjalmer, Jarl, Jorgen, Nils, Viggo.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)).Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named, from Old Norse mǫrk ‘outlying pasture, wood’.

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

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    • Kjaerulf Studies

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