Maren Hansdatter

about 1709–25 April 1784 (Age 75)
Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life Summary of Maren

When Maren Hansdatter was born about 1709, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, her father, Hans, was 38 and her mother, lisbeth Olsdatter, was 33. She married Peder Joensen on 1 October 1734. 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.

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Family Time Line

Peder Joensen
Maren Hansdatter
Marriage: 1 October 1734
Kirsten Pedersen
Jacob Pedersen
Ole Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Marthe Pedersdatter
Hans Pedersen
Joen Pedersen
Jacob Pedersen
Peder Pedersen
Joran Marie Pedersdatter
Anne Pedersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1734
  • Children


    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education
    Age 27
    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 30
    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.

    Sources (7)

    • Maren Hansdr in entry for Anne Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Maren Hansdr in entry for Hans Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Maren Hansdr in entry for Joen Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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