Ivar Larsen Praestegaard

12 December 1765–1807 (Age 41)
Hafslo, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life Summary of Ivar

When Ivar Larsen Praestegaard was born on 12 December 1765, in Hafslo, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Lars Olsen Wengum, was 24 and his mother, Gjertrud Jensen Hess, was 34. He married Martha Rolandsdotter on 3 May 1793, in Hafslo, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died in 1807, in Hafslo, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, at the age of 42.

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Ivar Larsen Praestegaard
Martha Rolandsdotter
Marriage: 3 May 1793
Lars Iversen
Per or Peder
Ole Iversen
Ingebrigt Iversen
Peder Iversen
Erich Iversen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1793Hafslo, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
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    World Events (1)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
    Age 36
    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Iver Larsen in entry for Lars Iversen and Chirstie Olsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Iver Larsen Houge in entry for Ingebrigt Iversen Høstager, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Iver Houge in entry for Erich Iversen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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