Mari Amundsdatter Mork

Oppland, Norway

The Life of Mari Amundsdatter

When Mari Amundsdatter Mork was born in 1871, in Oppland, Norway, her father, Amund Hansen Byreløkken, was 36 and her mother, Anne Pedersdatter Spangrudlien, was 30. She married Kristan Erlandeen Lundsliun on 16 December 1892. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Østre Toten, Oppland, Norway in 1900.

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Kristan Erlandeen Lundsliun
Mari Amundsdatter Mork
Marriage: 16 December 1892
Marie Erlandsdatter Lundstuen
Kristian Erlandsen Lunde
Hjalmar Erlandsen
Emil Erlandsen
Signe Erlandsen
Signe Erlandsen

Spouse and Children

16 December 1892


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1876 · Ole Rolvaag

Age 5

Birth year of Ole Rolvaag. Born in Dønna, Nordland county, Norway. He became a famous Norwegian-American author for his Giants in the Earth book series. He was also a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 33

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

Name Meaning

1 Danish (Mørk) and Swedish (Mörk): nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Danish mørk, Swedish mörk ‘dark’ (Old Norse myrkr, whence also the English word murk(y)).2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named, from Old Norse mǫrk ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mari Amundsdtr. in household of Kristen Erlandsen, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Mari Amundsdatter in entry for Marie Erlandsen Lundstuen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Mari Amundsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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