Karen Johanne Elise Lütken

31 August 1862–17 August 1954 (Age 92)
Vågå, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Karen Johanne Elise

When Karen Johanne Elise Lütken was born on 31 August 1862, in Vågå, Oppland, Norway, her father, Christian August Lütken, was 51 and her mother, Olava Mathilde Larsen, was 36. She married Niels Walløe Andersen Gjersøe on 14 December 1880, in Gran, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 17 August 1954, in Oslo, Norway, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Niels Walløe Andersen Gjersøe
1852–1901
Karen Johanne Elise Lütken
1862–1954
Marriage: 14 December 1880
Kristian Olaf Lütken Gjersø
1881–1925
Julie Fredrikke Gjersøe
1882–1936
Jenny Gjersøe
1884–1962
Rachel Gjersøe
1886–1979
Karen Johanne Elise Lüthen Gjersøe
1887–1979
Nils Walløe Gjersøe
1889–1947
Caroline Fredrikke Gjersøe
1891–1969
Signe Gjersøe
1893–1961
Jens Caspar Gjersøe
1894–1911
Thor Gjersøe
1896–1939
Elisabeth Gjersøe
1898–1985
Else Margrethe Gjersøe
1899–1974
Esther Gjersøe
1901–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 December 1880
Gran, Oppland, Norway
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

    Christian August Lütken

    Male1811–Male

    Olava Mathilde Larsen

    Female1826–Female

siblings

(5)

    Caroline Fredrikke Christensen

    Female1855–Female

    Iver Lucas Christensen

    Male1857–Male

    Randin Marcus Christensen

    Female1859–Female

    Female1862–1954Female

    Karen Johanne Christensen

    Female1863–Female

World Events (7)

1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 3

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 5

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 31

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Lütgen): from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with liut- ‘people’ or hlod- ‘famous’ as the first element ( see for example Luther , Ludwig ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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