DASS, MARIA [SSNE 6707]
Text sourceMaria Dass arrived with her brother Pieter Pettersen in Bergen in Norway by a ship from Dundee around 1630. Pieter senior became a merchant of Bergen in April 1635 under the name Peiter Pittersen [SSNE 6706]. Her brother married and had five children, one of whom was Petter Dass (1647-1707), a famous baroque poet and priest, was vicar in Alstahaug, Helgeland in North-Norway [SSNE 6705].
Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, V, pp.278-282; Herr Petter 350 År: Et festskrift fra Universitetet i Tromsø (Tromsø, 1997). Female