Iver Jensen Tørto

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

The Life Summary of Iver

When Iver Jensen Tørto was born on 30 May 1740, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, 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 5 daughters. He died in March 1797, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 56, 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–
Sigrid Ivarsdatter Maanum
1775–1856
Siri Iversdatter Tørto
1775–1856
Astri Iversdatter
1778–
Ingbor Iversen
1785–1785

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1761
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .English: variant of Jennison .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jenssen
    John

    Sources (4)

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

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