Morten Andersson Vik

about 1640–May 1706 (Age 66)
Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Morten

When Morten Andersson Vik was born about 1640, in Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Anders Mortenson Vik, was 45 and his mother, Åse Ivarsdatter Jørpeland, was 30. He married Guri Olsdatter Sørbø on 26 June 1670, in Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in May 1706, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway.

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Morten Andersson Vik
Guri Olsdatter Sørbø
Marriage: 26 June 1670
Anders Mortenson Vik
Guri Mortensdtr Vik
Anna Mortensdatter Vik
Lars Mortenson Vik
Mette Mortensdatter Vik
Guri Mortensdatter Vik

Spouse and Children

26 June 1670
Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway


    Anders Mortenson Vik



    Lars Mortenson Vik


    Mette Mortensdatter Vik


    Guri Mortensdtr Vik


+1 More Child

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World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 45

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 60

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rennesøy Gard & Aett, 1993, Lindanger, p. 435
  • Martin Vig, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Martin Andersen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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