Haagen Jensen Berkset (1765-1817)

Haagen Jensen Utstu Berkset was born at Søndre Høye in 1765. The Rendal parish records record his baptism.


Detail of Hedmark fylke, Rendal, Ministerialbok nr. 1 (1733-1787), Fødte og døpte 1765, side 139. Image courtesy of Digitalarkivet.

The name of Haagen's future wife was Maren Semingsdtr Søndre Bolstad. She was baptized in 1766.


Detail of Hedmark fylke, Rendal, Ministerialbok nr. 1 (1733-1787), Fødte og døpte 1766, side 143. Image courtesy of Digitalarkivet.

The Rendal parish records show the date of Haagen and Maren's marriage as 28 Dec 1791.


Detail of Hedmark fylke, Rendal, Ministerialbok nr. 2 (1788-1814), Ekteviede 1791-1793, side 30-31. Image courtesy of Digitalarkivet.

They had six children that lived into adulthood: Gjertrud (1790-1855), Sæming (1792-1857), Malen (b. 1795), Jens (b. 1798), Kirsti (b. 1801), and Haagen (b. 1804) (Bull 1940: 192).

Haagen's family appears in the 1801 Census for the Bergseth farm in the Rendal parish along with a servant, Kari Carlsdtr.


1801 Census for Rendal parish. Image courtesy of Digitalarkivet.

The Rendal parish Ministerialbok records Haagen's death on 22 Aug 1817 at the age of 52 and his burial on the 30th of August.


Detail of Hedmark fylke, Rendal, Ministerialbok nr. 3 (1815-1829), Døde og begravede 1815-1829, side 192-193. Image courtesy of Digitalarkivet.

After his death his wife, Maren, lived another 38 years to the ripe old age of 89 and died on 26 May 1855. She was buried on the 1st of July.



Detail of Hedmark fylke, Rendal, Ministerialbok nr. 5 (1853-1866), Døde og begravede 1855, side 273. Image courtesy of Digitalarkivet.

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