Helga Sigrid Terese Børresen

29 February 1892–
Halden, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Helga Sigrid Terese

Helga Sigrid Terese Børresen was born on 29 February 1892, in Halden, Østfold, Norway as the daughter of Ole Borresen and Petrine. She married Finn Marstrander in 1915.

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Finn Marstrander
Helga Sigrid Terese Børresen
Marriage: 1915

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Parents and Siblings

    Ole Borresen






World Events (4)

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 1

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 8

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 31

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (also Børresen): patronymic from Børre, from the Old Norse personal name Byrgir.

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

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