Elise Serine Sivertsen

20 October 1861–3 June 1944 (Age 82)
Tromsø, Troms, Norway

The Life of Elise Serine

When Elise Serine Sivertsen was born on 20 October 1861, in Tromsø, Troms, Norway, her father, Sivert Thoresen, was 40 and her mother, Lorenthine Larsdr, was 37. She married Hans Ericksen Lundlie in 1879. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 3 June 1944, in Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Hans Ericksen Lundlie
Elise Serine Sivertsen
Marriage: 1879
Lorentze Lundlie
Erik Lundlie
Erik Lundlie
Sivert Lundlie
Marit Lundlie
Aagot Lundlie
Rennei Lundlie
Elise Lundlie
Marit Lundlie

Spouse and Children



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1862 · Homestead Act

Age 1

Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.
1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 32

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sivert. In Norwegian and Danish the name is from Sigvard, a form of Old Norse Sigurðr, from sigr ‘victory’ + varðr ‘guardian’; in Dutch it may have been an equivalent of Siegfried .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lise Sivertsdatter in household of Sivert Thoresen, "Norway Census, 1865"
  • Elise Sivertsen in entry for Lorentze Lundlie Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Lise Serine Sivertsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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