Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen

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

The Life Summary 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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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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1846Kvernes, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
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    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.

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    Sources (8)

    • 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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