Maren Olsdatter

about 1803–
Biri, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Maren

Maren Olsdatter was born about 1803, in Biri, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway as the daughter of Christian Friderich Schroder and Maren Catharina Torstensdr. She had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Ole Larsen Marking. She died in Valley City, Barnes, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Larsen Marking
1804–1887
Maren Olsdatter
1803–
Andreas Olsen King
1827–1909
Lars Olsen Guldlin
1829–1894
Mathias Olsen Marking
1833–1923
Nils Olsen King
1836–1903
Anne Mathea Olsdr King
1839–1926
Oline Olsen
1843–1859
Peder Olson King
1847–1941

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Christian Friderich Christensen

    Male1796–Male

    Friderich Christensen

    Male1799–Male

    Female1801–Female

    Female1803–Female

    Friderich Ferdinand Christensen

    Male1804–1805Male

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 31

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

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Sources (3)

  • Unknown in entry for Nathias Olsen, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Maren Olsdr in entry for Ole Andreas Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Maren Olsdr in entry for Peder Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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