When Thomas Samuelsen was born in 1785, in Eggøya, Stord, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Samuel Samuelsen, was 33 and his mother, Anna Olsdatter, was 23. He married Anna Jochumsdatter on 15 September 1816, in Fitjar Kirke, Stord, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Fitjar, Hordaland, Norway in 1786.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sig, Thor. German Gunter.
Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Samuel .