Maren Johansdatter

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Johansdatter was born in 1743, in Rødøy, Nordland, Norway, her father, Johan Olsen, was 53 and her mother, Johanna Gabrielsdatter, was 22. She married Peder Christophersen on 22 November 1767, in Meløy kirke, Rødøy, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 June 1813, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rødøy, Nordland, Norway.

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Peder Christophersen
Maren Johansdatter
Marriage: 22 November 1767
Christopher Pedersen
Johan Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Christian Pedersen
Elen Pedersdatter
Martha Pedersdatter
Johanna Pedersdatter
Benjamen Pedersen

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    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

    Name Meaning

    Variant spelling of Karen .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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