Gunnar Larsson Åsheim

20 May 1825–9 March 1890 (Age 64)
Hordaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Gunnar Larsson

When Gunnar Larsson Åsheim was born on 20 May 1825, in Hordaland, Norway, his father, Lars Gunnarsson Åsheim, was 30 and his mother, Marte Knutsdatter Aartun, was 28. He had at least 2 sons with Anna Olsdatter Valdra. He died on 9 March 1890, in Eldorado, Fayette, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ossian, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Gunnar Larsson Åsheim
Anna Olsdatter Valdra
Askild Gundersen Berge
Lars Gunnarsen Aasheim

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World Events (8)

1828 · Henrik Ibsen
Age 3
Birth year of Henrik Ibsen. Norwegian playwright and theatre director and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His most-known works were Peer Gynt and A Doll's House.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 5
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
Age 21
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Gunther . The name is of West Germanic, not Old Norse, origin but has been used in Scandinavia since the time of the sagas at least.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Gunnar Larsson Asheim - birth-name: Gunnar Larsson Asheim
  • Gunder Larsen in entry for Askild Gundersen and Kristen Tjerandsdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Gunder Larsen in entry for Askild, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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