Maren Guttormsdatter Rinden

1711–1765 (Age 54)
Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of Maren

When Maren Guttormsdatter Rinden was born in 1711, in Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Guttorm Mathisen, was 57 and her mother, Ambjørg Brynjolfsdatter Tukun, was 36. She married Tosten Klemmetsen Billingsø on 17 December 1734, in Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1765, in Austmarka, Kongsvinger, Hedmark, Norway, at the age of 54, and was buried in Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Tosten Klemmetsen Billingsø
Maren Guttormsdatter Rinden
Marriage: 17 December 1734
Clemmet Torstensen
Clemet Torstensen Østgaarden
Gubjør Torstensdatter Østgaarden
Guttorm Torstensen
Ambjør Torstensdatter Østgaarden
Ole Torstensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1734Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education
    Age 25
    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 28
    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 Gutormsdaatter, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Marie, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Maren Guttormsdatter in entry for Guttorm Torstensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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