Marit Knudsdatter Lo


Brief Life History 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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Tolleiv Knutson
Marit Knudsdatter Lo
Marriage: 8 October 1744
Anne Tolleivsdatter
Lærs Tolleivsen
Knud Tolleivsen
Marit Tolleivsdatter
Guri Tolleivsdatter

Sources (12)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Marit Knutsdatter Lo - Church record: birth-name: Marith Knudsen
  • Marit Knudsdr in entry for Taallef Knudsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • death record Marit Knudsdatter Raabole

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1744Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (12)

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    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

    vernacular form of Margareta .

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

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