Karen Elieson

1759–1796 (Age 37)

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Elieson was born in 1759, in Norway, her father, Marten Leuch Elieson, was 32 and her mother, Dorothea Mogelson, was 27. She married Jess Anker on 18 September 1778, in Oslo, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1796, at the age of 37.

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Jess Anker
Karen Elieson
Marriage: 18 September 1778
Kristian Ancher
Morten Anker
Karen Dorothea Martina Anker
Berendt Jessen Anker
Peder Bernhardt Josiassen Anker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1778Oslo, Norway
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Nels, Sven, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Maren.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Eliasson . Compare Elison .Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Eliassen and Eliasen , cognates of 1.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Karen Eliæsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Karen Eli. in entry for Peder Bernhardt Josiassen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Karen Morten Leuchsdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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