Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen

22 May 1824–
Kornstad, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of Marcelia or Marselia

Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen was born on 22 May 1824, in Kornstad, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway as the daughter of Sivert Larsen and Marsilia Poulsd. 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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Family Time Line

Johannes Olsen Rosvåg
1819–
Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen
1824–
Marriage: 23 April 1846
Ole Peder Johannesen Rosvåg
1846–1846
Ingebor Olava Johansen
1847–
Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg
1850–
Marta Olava Johansen
1852–1853
Olaus Johannesen Dybbugt
1854–1908
Johan Martin Johansen
1860–1861
Maria Johansen
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1846
Kvernes, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Sivert Larsen

    MaleMale

    Marsilia Poulsd

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

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

Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sivert. In Norwegian and Danish the name is from Sigvard, a form of Old Norse Sigurðr, from sigr ‘victory’ + varðr ‘guardian’; in Dutch it may have been an equivalent of Siegfried .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marcelia Sivertsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Maria Sivertsdr in entry for Marta Olava Johansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Marsella Sivertsdr in entry for Olaus Johansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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