Berit Andersdotter

1786–
Vang, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Berit

When Berit Andersdotter was born on 22 January 1786, in Vang, Oppland, Norway, her father, Anders Helgesen, was 36 and her mother, Marit Knudsdotter, was 20. She married Anders Olsen on 27 October 1803, in Vang, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Berit Andersdotter
1786–
Anders Olsen
1784–
Marriage: 27 October 1803
Ole Andersen
1804–
Anders Andersen
1807–
Randi Andersdotter
1808–
Thomas Andersen
1811–
Marith Andersdotter
1811–
Jorand Andersdotter
1814–
Ingebor Andersdotter
1817–
Anders Andersen
1819–
Margrethe Andersdotter
1822–
Torsten Andersen
1828–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1803
Vang, Oppland, Norway
children

(10)

  • Ole Andersen

    Male1804–Male

  • Anders Andersen

    Male1807–Male

  • Randi Andersdotter

    Female1808–Female

  • Thomas Andersen

    Male1811–Male

  • Marith Andersdotter

    Female1811–Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 15

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 24

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 39

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Berith Andersdatter in entry for Margrethe Andersdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Berit Andersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Berith Andersdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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