Marit Thomasdatter

1823–1894 (Age 71)
Rana, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Marit

When Marit Thomasdatter was born in 1823, in Rana, Nordland, Norway, her father, Thomas Jørgensen, was 33 and her mother, Berit Eliasdatter, was 33. She had at least 1 daughter with Jens Andreas Pedersen. She died in 1894, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Marit Thomasdatter
Jens Andreas Pedersen
Ingeborg Jensdatter

Spouse & Children

  • Female1823–1894Female

  • Jens Andreas Pedersen




  • Ingeborg Jensdatter


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1790–1853Male

  • Berit Eliasdatter




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 2

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.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 2

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 20

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

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  • Marit, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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