Beret Pedersdatter Overvik

1746–6 October 1844 (Age 98)
Selbu Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Beret Pedersdatter

When Beret Pedersdatter Overvik was born in 1746, in Selbu Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, her father, Peder Selbu, was 26 and her mother, Frøken Selbu, was 21. She married Ola Hansen Stordalen Steinøien about 1776, in Meråker, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 6 October 1844, in Stjørdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, at the age of 98, and was buried in Stjørdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Ola Hansen Stordalen Steinøien
Beret Pedersdatter Overvik
Marriage: about 1776
Hans Olssen Stenøyen
Peder Olssen Stenoeien
Anne Margrete Olasensdatter
Ole Olassen
Lars Olsen Stenøien

Spouse and Children

about 1776
Meråker, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Peder Selbu


    Frøken Selbu




World Events (4)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 55

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 64

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 79

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

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Sources (1)

  • Beret Pedersdatter in entry for Ole, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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