Marit Knudsdatter Lo

1723–
Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Marit

When Marit Knudsdatter Lo was born in 1723, in Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, her father, Knut Olsen Lo, was 37 and her mother, Marit Arnesdatter Svenes, was 32. She married Lars Gulliksen Magistad in 1737. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Tolleiv Knutson
1716–1786
Marit Knudsdatter Lo
1723–
Marriage: 8 October 1744
Anne Tolleivsdatter
1744–
Lærs Tolleivsen
1745–
Knud Tolleivsen
1748–
Marit Tolleivsdatter
1749–
Guri Tolleivsdatter
1753–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1744
Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Ragnild Knudsdatter

    Female1712–1713Female

    Ole Knudsen

    Male1714–1714Male

    Female1715–1757Female

    Tidemand Knudson

    Male1717–1754Male

    Female1719–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 13

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

Age 16

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.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 78

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

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Marit Knudsdr in entry for Laers, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Marite Knudsdr in entry for Knud, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Marit Knudsdr in entry for Taallef Knudsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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