Kari Olsdatter

26 May 1806–24 October 1866
Nes, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Kari

When Kari Olsdatter was christened on 26 May 1806, in Nes, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Ole Svensen Høva, was 41 and her mother, Bergit Ericksdatter, was 32. She married Ole Olsen on 10 March 1842, in Nes, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lian, Buskerud, Norway in 1865. She died on 24 October 1866, in Nore og Uvdal, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 60, and was buried in Nore og Uvdal, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Ole Olsen
Kari Olsdatter
Marriage: 10 March 1842
Brigit Olsdatter Breivik
Ole Olsen
Svend Olsen

Spouse and Children

10 March 1842
Nes, Buskerud, Norway


Parents and Siblings

    Ole Svensen Høva


    Bergit Ericksdatter




    Ingebor Olsdatter


    Elie Olsdatter Hova


    Erich Olsen


    Barbro Olsdatter Hova


    Sven Olsen


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World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations

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
1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1825 · Sloopers

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Kari Olesdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Kari Olsdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Kari Olsdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926" [1842]

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