Kari Olsdatter

22 January 1852–14 February 1945 (Age 93)
Telemark, Norway

The Life Summary of Kari

Kari Olsdatter was born on 22 January 1852, in Telemark, Norway as the daughter of Olav Tjostolvson Herstad and Jorond Jonsdtr. Husstoyl. She married Bendik Torgrimsen in 1873, in Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 14 February 1945, in Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Hendon, Lakeview No. 337, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Bendik Torgrimsen
Kari Olsdatter
Marriage: 1873
Anne Bendickson
Joraand ( Jorond) Bendickson
Torgrim ( Tom) Bendickson
Olav ( Ole) Bendickson
Marie ( Mary) Bendickson
John Bendickson
John Bendickson
Margaret Galena Bendickson
Carl Bertinus Bendickson
Olena Sofia Bendickson
Caroline Bendickson

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    World Events (7)

    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 3
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 5
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
    1882 · Sigrid Undset
    Age 30
    Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian equivalent of Katherine .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (3)

    • Carrie Rue in entry for James G. Mumford and Oline Sophia Bendickson, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • 003 Bendik Thorgrimsen - 0040 Krone - 004 Aasland og Momerak-Naper - Tellingskretsoversikt - Folketelling 1875 for 0831P Moland prestegjeld

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