Lars Syverson

6 May 1787–
Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Lars

Lars Syverson was born on 6 May 1787, in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway as the son of Sidsel Christensen. He married Marthe Nielsdatter in 1817, in Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Lars Syverson
Marthe Nielsdatter
Marriage: 1817
Niels Larsen
Sissel Larsen
Severine Larsen
Johanne Larsen
Antonethe Larsen

Spouse and Children

Hedmark, Norway


Parents and Siblings

    Sidsel Christensen




World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 14

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 23

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 38

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Norwegian Syversen, a variant of Sivertsen , or of the Swedish cognate Syversson.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lars Syversen in entry for Ole Nielsen and Sissel Larsdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars Syversen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars Syversen in entry for Syverinde Larsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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