Maren Hansdatter

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Hansdatter was born about 1709, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, her father, Hans Richvoldsen, was 38 and her mother, Lisbeth Olsdatter, was 33. She married Peder Joensen Aanerud on 7 November 1734, in Asker, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 April 1784, in Akershus, Norway, at the age of 76, and was buried in Asker, Akershus, Norway.

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Peder Joensen Aanerud
Maren Hansdatter
Marriage: 7 November 1734
Kirsten Pedersen
Ole Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Marthe Pedersdatter
Hans Pedersen
Jacob Pedersen
Joen Pedersen
Jacob Pedersen
Peder Pedersen
Jøran Marie Pedersdatter
Anne Pedersdatter

Sources (9)

  • Peder Joensen and Mari Hansdatter marriage in "Norway, Akershus, Asker Parish register (official) no. I 2 (1733-1766)"
  • Maren Hansdr in entry for Anne Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Maren Hansdr in entry for Hans Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Karen .

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

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