Mari Gulbrandsdatter

Brief Life History of Mari

When Mari Gulbrandsdatter was born on 25 February 1843, in Land, Oppland, Norway, her father, Gulbrand Gulbrandsen, was 44 and her mother, Marit Kjeldsdatter, was 30. She married Ole Olsen Hovde Sr. on 1 May 1871, in Rock Prairie, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Hillsboro Township, Traill, Dakota Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 19 February 1929, in Hillsboro, Traill, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Traill, North Dakota, United States.

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Ole Olsen Hovde Sr.
Mari Gulbrandsdatter
Marriage: 1 May 1871
Mary Gelina Hovde
Ole Olsen Hovde Jr
Mattie Hovde

Sources (11)

  • Mary G Hovde in household of Ole O Hovde, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mari Guldbrandsdatter Kindseie - birth/baptism - 1843
  • Mari O. Gulbrandson Hovde, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1845 · Nonconformist Act

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Mary ; compare Mair .

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

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