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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Ole Larsen Marking
Maren Olsdatter
Andreas Olsen King
Lars Olsen Guldlin
Mathias Olsen Marking
Nils Olsen King
Anne Mathea Olsdr King
Oline Olsen
Peder Olson King

Spouse and Children



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Christian Friderich Christensen


    Friderich Christensen




    Friderich Ferdinand Christensen


World Events (8)


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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