Lars Syverson

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Syverson was born on 6 May 1787, in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Syver Larsen, was 26 and his mother, Sidsel Christensdatter, was 34. He married Marthe Nielsdatter in 1817, in Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Nes, Hedmark, Norway in 1801.

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

Sources (23)

  • Lars Syversen in household of Sesell Syversdatter, "Norway Census, 1801"
  • Lars Syversen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars Syversen in entry for Ole Nielsen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

1810 · Vaccinations

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

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

Americanized form of Norwegian Syversen or Syvertsen , or of the very rare Swedish cognates Syversson and Syvertsson. Compare Siverson and Syvertson .

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

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