Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter

9 August 1836–2 September 1900 (Age 64)
Trondenes, Troms, Norway

The Life Summary of Maren Dorthea

When Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter was born on 9 August 1836, in Trondenes, Troms, Norway, her father, Markus Andreas Nielsen, was 31 and her mother, Maren Anna Rasmusdatter, was 29. She married Tellef John Israelsen in 1855, in Trondenes kirke, Trondenes, Troms, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1864 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Hyrum Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 2 September 1900, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tellef John Israelsen
Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter
Marriage: 1855
Andrew Martin Israelsen
Mary Ann Israelsen
Anne Christine Israelsen
Israel Israelsen
Zacharius Ward Israelsen
Maria Dorthea Israelsen
Ellen Sophia Israelsen
Clara Matilda Israelsen
Tellef John Israelsen
Emily Caroline Josephine Israelsen
Ida Malinda Israelsen
Willard Hans Israelsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1855Trondenes kirke, Trondenes, Troms, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 7
    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,
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 19
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

    Name Meaning

    Variant spelling of Karen .

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

    Sources (37)

    • Mary Israelson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Dorthia Markensen in entry for Annie Christine Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Mary Iseralson in household of John Iseralson, "United States Census, 1870"

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