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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Iver Jensen Tørto
Kari Trondsdatter Åbjør
Marriage: 1761
Jens Iversen
Trond Iversen Tørto
Jens Jenson
Karie Iversdatter
Sigrid Ivarsdatter Maanum
Siri Iversdatter Tørto
Astri Iversdatter
Ingbor Iversen

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    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.

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    Sources (5)

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

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