Anders Simensen Snare

Brief Life History of Anders Simensen

When Anders Simensen Snare was born on 13 November 1831, in Vinger, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Simen Gulbrandsen Snare, was 46 and his mother, Anne Olsdatter Gusterud, was 40. He married Marthe Hansdatter in 1854, in Vinger, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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Anders Simensen Snare
Marthe Hansdatter
Marriage: 1854
Anne Kristien Andersdatter
Lina Andersdatter
Karen Andersen
Hans Andersen
Sofie Andersdatter
Sigvart Andersen
Andreas Andersen
Marie Andersen
Lauritz Andersen

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  • Anders Simonsen Aklagberg in entry for Sigvart Andersen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Anders Simonsen in entry for Sigvart Andersen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Anders, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

World Events (8)

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem "Ja, vi elsker."

1834 · Fox River Settlement

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

1862 · Homestead Act

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named Snare, from snar ‘brushwood, thicket’.

English (Norfolk): variant of Snarr .

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

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