Iver Jensen Tørto

30 May 1740–1797 (Age 56)
Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Iver

When Iver Jensen Tørto was born on 30 May 1740, his father, Jens Iversen Tørto, was 36 and his mother, Kari Larsdatter Leira, was 32. He married Kari Trondsdatter Åbjør in 1761. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1797, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 57, and was buried in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Iver Jensen Tørto
1740–1797
Kari Trondsdatter Åbjør
1743–1817
Marriage: 1761
Jens Iversen
1762–1783
Trond Iversen Tørto
1765–1812
Jens Jenson
1768–
Karie Iversdatter
1772–
Siri Iversdatter Tørto
1775–1856
Astri Iversdatter
1778–
Ingbor Iversen
1785–1785

Spouse and Children

    Male1740–1797Male

    Kari Trondsdatter Åbjør

    Female1743–1817Female

MARRIAGE
1761
children

(7)

    Jens Iversen

    Male1762–1783Male

    Trond Iversen Tørto

    Male1765–1812Male

    Jens Jenson

    Male1768–Male

    Karie Iversdatter

    Female1772–Female

    Siri Iversdatter Tørto

    Female1775–1856Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jens Iversen Tørto

    Male1703–1753Male

    Kari Larsdatter Leira

    Female1708–1786Female

siblings

(10)

    Ingeborg Jensdatter

    Female1732–Female

    Siri Jensdatter

    Female1734–Female

    Siri Jensdatter

    Female1735–Female

    Berit Jensdatter Tørto

    Female1738–1821Female

    Male1740–1797Male

+5 More Children

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Iver Jensen in entry for Karie Iversen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Iver Jensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Iver Jensen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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