Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen

Female22 May 1824–

Brief Life History of Marcelia or Marselia

When Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen was born on 22 May 1824, in Kornstad, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, her father, Sivert Larsen, was 35 and her mother, Marsella Poulsdr, was 38. She married Johannes Olsen Rosvåg on 23 April 1846, in Kvernes, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Johannes Olsen Rosvåg
Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen
Marriage: 23 April 1846
Ole Peder Johannesen Rosvåg
Ingebor Olava Johansen
Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg
Marta Olava Johansen
Olaus Johannesen Dybbugt
Johan Martin Johansen
Maria Johansen

Sources (13)

  • Marcelia Sivertsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Marselia, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Marcelia Sivertsdatter Lille Løvøe in entry for Johannes Olsen Rogsaag, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1846Kvernes, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · Sloopers

    Age 1

    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.

    1825 · Sondre Norheim

    Age 1

    Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.

    1855 · Erik Werenskiold

    Age 31

    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Sigvard, Bodil, Erik, Nanna, Per, Selmer, Sig, Tor.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Sivert . Compare Severtson , Sivertson , and Syvertsen .

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

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