Anders Simensen Snare

1 November 1831–after 1867 (Age 35)
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 had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Marte Hansdatter. He died after 1867, in his hometown, at the age of 37.

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Anders Simensen Snare
Marte Hansdatter
Anne Christine
Anne Kristien Andersdatter
Lina Andersdatter
Karen Andersen
Hans Andersen
Sofie Andersdatter
Sigvard Andersen
Andreas Andersen

Spouse and Children



    Anne Christine


    Anne Kristien Andersdatter


    Lina Andersdatter


    Karen Andersen


    Hans Andersen


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 12

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

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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