Brita Caroline Jakobsdatter Kvamme

Female7 October 1889–26 June 1970

Brief Life History of Brita Caroline

When Brita Caroline Jakobsdatter Kvamme was born on 7 October 1889, in Innvik, Stryn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, her father, Jakob Andersen, was 41 and her mother, Eli Kristoffersdatter, was 36. She married Anders Johnsen on 24 August 1920. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 26 June 1970, in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 80.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Brita Caroline? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Anders Johnsen
Brita Caroline Jakobsdatter Kvamme
Marriage: 24 August 1920
Arthur Bernhard Johnsen Gripnar
Johnny Reidar Johnsen
Einar Harry Johnsen

Sources (24)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Brita Caroline Jakobsdatter Kvamme - Church record: Birth record or certificate: birth: 7 October 1889;
  • Legacy NFS Source: Brita Caroline Jakobsdatter Kvamme - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: death: 26 June 1970;
  • Brita Karoline Kvamme in entry for Arthur Bernhard, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1920
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

    Age 4

    Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

    1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

    Age 11

    Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

    1912 · Sonja Henie

    Age 23

    Birth year of Sonja Henie. She was an Olympic figure skater and a movie star. She won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Torvald, Lief, Sig.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads,especially in Vestlandet, named Kvamme, from the dative singular ofOld Norse hvammr ‘little valley’.

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

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.