Karen Evensdatter

22 March 1849–1924 (Age 74)
Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Karen

When Karen Evensdatter was born on 22 March 1849, in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Even Olsen, was 23 and her mother, Magrete Andersdotter, was 29. She married Peder Jensen in 1887. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Yankton, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1924, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mission Hill, Yankton, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jensen
Karen Evensdatter
Marriage: 1887
Jorgen Kolberg
Pauline Kolberg
Mina Kolberg
Alice Kolberg

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Even Olsen


    Magrete Andersdotter




    Andreas Evensen


    Bergine Evansdatter Haakenassen


    Oline Evensdatter



    Ole Evensen


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 6

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 8

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 20

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Kolberg in household of P J Kolberg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Karen Colberg in household of Peder Colberg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Karen Evanson in entry for Jorgen Kolberg, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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