Anne Margrethe Griis

1683–1746 (Age 63)
Oslo, Norway

The Life of Anne Margrethe

When Anne Margrethe Griis was born in 1683, in Oslo, Norway, her father, Niels Nielsen, was 41 and her mother, Bodil Hansen, was 30. She married Peder Hansen Alstrup in 1704, in Holmen Kirke, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1746, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Peder Hansen Alstrup
1672–1736
Anne Margrethe Griis
1683–1746
Marriage: 1704
Bodil Margretha Pedersdotter Alstrup
1705–1787
Christine Rebekka Pedersdotter Alstrup
1707–1761
Margarete Pedersdotter Alstrup
1708–1785
Helene Marie Pedersdotter Alstrup
1712–1789
Hans Pedersen Alstrup
1713–1768
Hedvig Pedersdotter Alstrup
1714–1756
Nils Grils Pedersen Alstrup
1716–1759
Mandrup Funct Pedersen Alstrup
1718–1780

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1704
Holmen Kirke, Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Niels Nielsen

    Male1642–1704Male

    Bodil Hansen

    Female1653–1686Female

siblings

(9)

    Thomas Griis

    Male1671–1722Male

    Niels Griis

    Male1672–1746Male

    Lars Griis

    Male1677–1718Male

    Hans Griis

    Male1679–1715Male

    Jacob Griis

    Male1680–1732Male

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 2

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 17

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.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 53

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.

Name Meaning

Northwestern German: from Dutch gruis ‘dust’, ‘powder’, ‘dregs’, hence a nickname for a farmer living on fine or sandy soil.

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

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