Klara Signora Braaten

16 November 1900–
Norway

The Life Summary of Klara Signora

Klara Signora Braaten was born on 16 November 1900, in Norway as the daughter of Karl Olaussen. She married Aksel Olsen Grimnes on 23 December 1918, in Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Aksel Olsen Grimnes
1897–
Klara Signora Braaten
1900–
Marriage: 23 December 1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1918Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (3)

    1904 · Åsta Holth
    Age 4
    Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 
    1905 · Freedom for Norway
    Age 5
    Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.
    1912 · Sonja Henie
    Age 12
    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 Karsten, Arndt, Iver, Lars, Nels, Nordahl, Selmer.Norwegian (also Bråten): habitational name from Bråten, a common farm name in southeastern Norway, derived from Old Norse broti ‘land cleared for cultivation by burning’. Compare Braten and Broten .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Broten
    Braten

    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Klara Signora Braaten - Government record: birth-name: Klara Signora Braaten
    • Klara Signora Braaten in entry for Aksel Gamnes, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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