Andreas Tostensen

1793–
Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Andreas

When Andreas Tostensen was born in 1793, in Hedmark, Norway, his father, Torsten Torstensen Tøraasen, was 39 and his mother, Olea Bergersdatter Stræte, was 37. He married Marte Embretsdatter on 1 January 1822. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Tostensen
1793–
Marte Embretsdatter
1792–
Marriage: 1 January 1822
Oluf Andreasen
1822–
Embret Andreasen
1825–
Olea Andreasdatter
1828–
Oline Andreasdatter Töraasqvern
1829–
Olaus Andreasen
1831–
Olea Andersdatter
1835–
Marthe Andreasdatter
1837–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1822
Vaaler Hedm, Norge
children

(7)

    Oluf Andreasen

    Male1822–Male

    Embret Andreasen

    Male1825–Male

    Olea Andreasdatter

    Female1828–Female

    Oline Andreasdatter Töraasqvern

    Female1829–Female

    Olaus Andreasen

    Male1831–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 8

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 17

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: variant of Torstenson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andreas Torstensen in entry for Olaus Andreasen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Andreas Torstensen in entry for Oluf Andreasen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Andreas Tostensen in entry for Marthe Andrine Andreasdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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