Magrete Iversdatter Avdem

25 March 1728–1809
Oppland, Norway

The Life Summary of Magrete

When Magrete Iversdatter Avdem was christened on 25 March 1728, in Oppland, Norway, her father, Iver Johannesson, was 28 and her mother, Sigrid Engebretsdatter, was 21. She married Engebret Eriksen on 25 June 1747, in Lesja, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1809, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Hans Erlandsen
1728–
Magrete Iversdatter Avdem
1728–1809
Marriage: 18 April 1757
Aagaat Hansdr
1757–1835
Ingebret Hansen Utgaard
1760–
Anne Hansdatter
1763–1841
Ragnhild Hansdatter
1767–
Mari Hansdatter Augaard
1770–1846
Erland Hansen Utgaard
1775–1775

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1757Lesja, Oppland, Norway
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1736 · Confirmation & education
    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
    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.
    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    Sources (2)

    • Magrete Iversdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Margrete Iversdr in entry for Mari Hansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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