Margrethe Hansen

1802–
Jevnaker, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Margrethe

When Margrethe Hansen was born in 1802, her father, Hans Olsen, was 27 and her mother, Christine Nielsen, was 27. She married Frederik Eilersen on 23 June 1836.

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Family Time Line

Frederik Eilersen
1811–
Margrethe Hansen
1802–
Marriage: 23 June 1836

Spouse and Children

    Frederik Eilersen

    Male1811–Male

    Female1802–Female

MARRIAGE
23 June 1836

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Hansen

    Male1798–1798Male

    Female1802–Female

    Niels Hansen

    Male1804–Male

    Female1807–Female

World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 8

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
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 8

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 32

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Margrete Hansdatter, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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