Maren Kristoffersdatter

4 February 1718–6 March 1781
Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Maren

Maren Kristoffersdatter was christened on 4 February 1718, in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway as the daughter of Kristoffer Olsen. She married Frederich Olsen Engelstrup in 1734, in Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 March 1781, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hof, Vestfold, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Frederich Olsen Engelstrup
1697–1756
Maren Kristoffersdatter
1718–1781
Marriage: 1734
Aniken Frederiksdatter Engelstrup
1732–1779
Else Alethe Frederichsdatter Engelstrup
1734–1794
Berte Cathrine Engelstrup
1735–1806
Frederik Fredriksen Engelstrup
1738–1792
Iver Frederichsen Engelstrup
1739–
Regise Maria Frederichsdatter Engelstrup
1741–1824
Dorthe Selene Frederiksdatter Engelstrup
1743–1743
Gerhard Johan Engelstrup
1744–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1734
Buskerud, Norway
children

(8)

    Aniken Frederiksdatter Engelstrup

    Female1732–1779Female

    Else Alethe Frederichsdatter Engelstrup

    Female1734–1794Female

    Berte Cathrine Engelstrup

    Female1735–1806Female

    Frederik Fredriksen Engelstrup

    Male1738–1792Male

    Iver Frederichsen Engelstrup

    Male1739–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 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 (1)

  • Maren Green, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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