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Maren Sophia Olsdatter Hansen
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Birth: 1791
Vest-Agder fylke, Norway
Death: 1868
Vest-Agder fylke, Norway

Maren Sofie Olsdatter (1791-1868) of Gullestad (b. 1791, Gullestad farm, Liknes or Lechnes parish, Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway - d. 1868, Herad, Vest-Agder, Norway)

Birth:
Maren was the daughter of Ole Svensen (1762-1819) of ye vre; and Anne Olsdatter (1762-1851) of Eigeland ytre. She was born on Gullestad farm, Liknes or Lechnes parish, Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway.

Siblings:
Her siblings include: Ingerid Olsdatter (1796-?) of Gullestad; and Samuel Olsen (1800-1887) of Gullestad, who married Margrete Elisabeth Vaarum.

Gullestad farm, Norway:
Maren and her family appeared in the 1801 Norway Census living in Gullestad, Liknes parish, Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway. She was listed under the name "Maren Sophia Olsd" and her sister is listed as "Inger Olsdtr". Ole's occupation was listed as "Bonde og gaardbeboer".

Marriage:
Maren married Peder Andreas Hansen (1790-1849) of Log on December 28, 1811 at Herad parish, Vest-Agder, Norway. She was listed as "Maren Sophie Olsdr" and he was listed as "Peder Andreas Hansen".

Children:
She and Peder had the following children: Hans Pedersen (1814-1896) who married Anne Marie Berntsdatter (1827-?); Anna Pedersdatter (1816-1831); Olene Andrea Pedersdatter (1819-?) who married Willum Larsen (c1820-1896) and had a son, Jakob E. Willumsen (1853-1928), that emigrated to the US; Ole Mathias Pedersen (1822-1914), a baker, who married Thea Johanne Torstensdatter (1825-c1864) and had three children emigrate to the US; Helene Elisabeth Pedersdatter (1825-?); Peder Andreas Pedersen (1831-?) who had a daughter, Inga Pedersen, who emigrated to the US and married Emil Schneider; and Hans Elias Pedersen (1837-?).

Klungeland, Norway:
Maren appears in the 1865 Norway Census living on Klungeland farm in Herad parish, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway with her son, Hans Pedersen. The census listed her birthplace as "Qvinesdal". She was listed as "Maren Sofie Olsdatter".

Death:
She died in 1868.

Burial:
She may have been buried in Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway.

Relationship:
Maren Sofie Olsdatter (1791-1868) was the third, great-grandmother of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ). She was the third, great-grandmother of Judith Kaye Grothe (1947- ). She was the great-grandmother of Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940).

Source:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on January 30, 2004.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Peder Andreas Hansen (1790 - 1849)*
 
 Children:
  Hans Pedersen (1814 - 1896)*
  Olene Andrea Pedersdatter Larsen (1819 - 1912)*
  Ole Mathias Pedersen (1822 - 1914)*
  Peder Andreas Pedersen (1831 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Herad Kyrkje
Herad
Vest-Agder fylke, Norway
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jan 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8334227
 
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