Kari Andersdotter

2 February 1816–19 March 1865 (Age 49)
Øvrebø, Lister og Mandal, Norway

The Life Summary of Kari

When Kari Andersdotter was born on 2 February 1816, in Øvrebø, Lister og Mandal, Norway, her father, Anders Olsen Lie, was 21 and her mother, Steivor Andersdatter, was 21. She married Gunder Anderson on 3 July 1837, in Øvrebø, Vennesla, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 19 March 1865, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gunder Anderson
Kari Andersdotter
Marriage: 3 July 1837
Caroline Anderson
Stenvor Anderson
Stevor Anderson
Anna Serena Anderson
Anders Anderson
Bertha Emelia Christina Anderson
Anne Anderson
Anthon Anderson
Christen Anderson
Carl Anthon Anderson
Carl Christen Anthon Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1837Øvrebø, Vennesla, Vest-Agder, Norway
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    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. 
    1825 · Sloopers
    Age 9
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 14
    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

    Norwegian equivalent of Katherine .

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

    Sources (68)

    • Karen Olsen in entry for Bertha Emelia Lind, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Kari Olson - birth-name: Inger Andersen
    • Kari Andersdtr in entry for Karine, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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