Marit Thomasdatter

1793–1881 (Age 88)
Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Marit

When Marit Thomasdatter was born in 1793, in Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway, her father, Tommes Alvsen, was 28 and her mother, Ingebior Gunnarsdatter Rovang, was 25. She married Knut Knutsen on 8 June 1819, in Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1881, in Lomen, Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lomen, Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Marit Thomasdatter
1793–1881
Knut Knutsen
1789–1866
Marriage: 8 June 1819
Knud Knudsen
1819–
Bertha Knudson Thoresen Brooten
1821–1904
Tomas Knutson Hoime
1822–1869
Gullik Knutsen Hoyme
1825–1907
Knud Knudsen
1826–
Knud Knudsen
1828–
Knud Knudsen
1831–
Knud Knudsen
1832–
Ingeborg Knudsen
1834–
Ingebior Knutsdotter
1835–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1819
Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway
children

(10)

  • Knud Knudsen

    Male1819–Male

  • Bertha Knudson Thoresen Brooten

    Female1821–1904Female

  • Male1822–1869Male

  • Male1825–1907Male

  • Knud Knudsen

    Male1826–Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Tommes Alvsen

    Male1765–1836Male

  • Ingebior Gunnarsdatter Rovang

    Female1768–1824Female

siblings

(7)

  • Alv Tommassen Røvang

    Male1790–1867Male

  • Female1793–1881Female

  • Tommes Tommesen

    Male1795–1873Male

  • Gunder Thomasen

    Male1797–Male

  • Knud Thomasen

    Male1800–1876Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 8

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 17

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
1825 · Sloopers

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Knutsen in entry for Bertha Knudson Thoresen Brooten, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"
  • Marit Alvsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Marit Tomasdr in entry for Ingeborg Knudsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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