Karen Asbjornsen

1759–
Drange, Tysnes, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Karen

When Karen Asbjornsen was born in 1759, in Drange, Tysnes, Hordaland, Norway, her father, Asbiørn Johannesson, was 42 and her mother, Marta Mikkelsdatter, was 35. She married Amund Pedersen in 1790, in Lund, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in Eigersund, Rogaland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Karen Asbjornsen
1759–
Amund Pedersen
1751–1835
Marriage: 1790
Andreas Amundsen
1796–
Asbiorn Amundsen
1797–
Ommund Ommundsen
1801–1878

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1790
Lund, Rogaland, Norway
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Asbiørn Johannesson

    Male1717–1764Male

  • Marta Mikkelsdatter

    Female1724–1806Female

siblings

(4)

  • Inger Asbjornsen

    Female1755–Female

  • Johannes Asbjornsen

    Male1757–Male

  • Female1759–Female

  • Omund Asbjornsen

    Male1762–Male

World Events (6)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 42

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

Age 51

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 66

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)

  • Karen Asbiornsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Karen Asbiornsdr in entry for Andreas Amundsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Karen Asbiornsdr in entry for Asbiorn Amundsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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