Klara S. Braaten

16 November 1900–

The Life of Klara S.

Klara S. Braaten was born on 16 November 1900, in Norway. She married Aksel Olsen Grimnes on 23 December 1918, in Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway.

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Aksel Olsen Grimnes
Klara S. Braaten
Marriage: 23 December 1918

Spouse and Children

23 December 1918
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway

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

1 Norwegian: habitational name from Bråten, a common farm name in southeastern Norway, derived from Old Norse broti ‘land cleared for cultivation by burning’.2 Dutch: perhaps a nickname for a trickster, from a derivative of Old French barat, Middle Dutch baraet, beraet ‘deceit’, ‘ruse’, ‘tumult’. Compare Bradt .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Klara Signora Braaten - Government record: birth-name: Klara Signora Braaten

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