Anders Simensen Snare

1 November 1831–
Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway

The Life of Anders Simensen

When Anders Simensen Snare was born on 1 November 1831, in Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway, his father, Simen Gulbrandsen Snare, was 46 and his mother, Anne Olsdatter Gusterud, was 40. He married Marthe Hansdatter in 1854, in Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Anders Simensen Snare
1831–
Marthe Hansdatter
1828–
Marriage: 1854
Anne Kristien Andersdatter
1855–
Lina Andersdatter
1857–1865
Karen Andersen
1859–
Hans Andersen
1861–
Sofie Andersdatter
1863–1948
Sigvard Andersen
1865–
Andreas Andersen
1867–
Marie Andersen
1870–
Lauritz Andersen
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1854
Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway
children

(9)

    Anne Kristien Andersdatter

    Female1855–Female

    Lina Andersdatter

    Female1857–1865Female

    Karen Andersen

    Female1859–Female

    Hans Andersen

    Male1861–Male

    Female1863–1948Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Age 1

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

Age 3

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1862 · Homestead Act

Age 31

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’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Simensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Simensen in entry for Anne Christine Simensen, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"
  • Anders Simensen in entry for Lauritz Andersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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