Kirsten Marie Pedersdatter

7 September 1813–30 January 1874 (Age 60)
Lørslev, Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten Marie

When Kirsten Marie Pedersdatter was born on 7 September 1813, in Lørslev, Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark, her father, Peder Nielsen, was 26 and her mother, Kirsten Christensen, was 23. She married Jens Andreas Ovesen on 21 April 1840, in Lørslev, Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ugilt, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1834 and Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 20 years. She died on 30 January 1874, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Andreas Ovesen
Kirsten Marie Pedersdatter
Marriage: 21 April 1840
Ove Christian Oveson
Infant Ovesen
Ane Kjerstine Oveson
Elise Ovesen
Lars Peter Oveson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1840Lørslev, Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 17
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

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

    Sources (46)

    • Kersten Marie Pedersdatt in household of Jens Andreas Ovesen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Kjersten Maria Peterson in entry for Lars Peter Oveson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Kirsten Marie Pedersdr in household of Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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