Karen Torina Ouensdatter

Female10 April 1819–

Brief Life History of Karen Torina

When Karen Torina Ouensdatter was born on 10 April 1819, her father, Ouen Tønnesen, was 45 and her mother, Karen Kirstina Arvesdatter, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Ouen Tønnesen
Karen Kirstina Arvesdatter
Malene Maria Ouensdatter
Karen Torina Ouensdatter
Anne Kistine Ouensdatter
Anne Kistine Ouensdatter
Inger Maria Ouensdatter

Sources (3)

  • Karen Torine Ouensdatter, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Karen Thorine Ovens Dr, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Karen Torina Ouensdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 6

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 6

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 36

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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