Marthe Maria Johansdatter Mourud

17 December 1811–26 June 1895 (Age 83)
Nes, Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of Marthe Maria

When Marthe Maria Johansdatter Mourud was born on 17 December 1811, in Nes, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Johan Hansen Steenslie, was 36 and her mother, Ingeborg Christensdatter, was 22. She married Lars Frandsen Purkildstad on 30 March 1835, in Nes, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 June 1895, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Lars Frandsen Purkildstad
Marthe Maria Johansdatter Mourud
Marriage: 30 March 1835
Karen Kaia 'Caroline' Frantzen
Martha Frantzen
Serine Frantzen
John Frantzen
Larsen ( Kongarud)
Frants Larsen
Frederik Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1835Nes, Hedmark, Norway
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Record-keeping
    Age 1
    A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.
    1834 · Fox River Settlement
    Age 23
    Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

    Name Meaning

    New Testament. See Martha .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Dorius History translated by John Dorius and rewritten by L.S.Dorius

    Nicoli Dorius My Grandfather Nicoli Dorius was born September 21, 1804, at Caphag, a small village some distance from Copenhagen, Denmark. Father describes Denmark as being a beautiful country with …

    Sources (27)

    • Martha M. Johnson in entry for John Frantzen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Marte Maria Johansdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Marthe Marie Johannesdatter in entry for Frederik, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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