Anders Simensen Snare

13 November 1831–
Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway

The Life Summary of Anders Simensen

When Anders Simensen Snare was born on 13 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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Anders Simensen Snare
Marthe Hansdatter
Marriage: 1854
Anne Kristien Andersdatter
Lina Andersdatter
Karen Andersen
Hans Andersen
Sofie Andersdatter
Sigvard Andersen
Andreas Andersen
Marie Andersen
Lauritz Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1854Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway
  • Children


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    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’.English (Norfolk): variant of Snarr .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Anders Simensen in entry for Anne Christine Simensen, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"
    • Anders, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Anders, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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