Sem Lima Toreson

28 July 1849–2 February 1915 (Age 65)
Gjesdal, Gjestal, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Sem Lima

When Sem Lima Toreson was born on 28 July 1849, his father, Thore Simonsen Hadland, was 25 and his mother, Helena Torgersdotter, was 22. He married Berta Maria Rasmusdtr in 1875, in Høyland, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 2 February 1915, in Høyland, Rogaland, Norway, at the age of 65, and was buried in Norway.

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Family Time Line

Sem Lima Toreson
1849–1915
Berta Maria Rasmusdtr
1847–1936
Marriage: 1875
Hans Lima Semson
1876–1938
Berta Semsdotter Lima
1880–1950
Rakel Semsdtr
1883–
Helga Gustava
1885–
Helga Gustava Semsdtr
1886–

Spouse and Children

    Male1849–1915Male

    Berta Maria Rasmusdtr

    Female1847–1936Female

MARRIAGE
1875
Høyland, Rogaland, Norway
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Male1849–1915Male

    Hanna Thoresen

    Female1851–1937Female

    Gurine Thoresen

    Female1853–1942Female

    Gurine A Walstad

    Female1854–1942Female

    Torger Thoresen

    Male1856–1932Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 6

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 8

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 18

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.

Name Meaning

Swedish form of Torgersen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sem Torsen in entry for Helga Gustava Torsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Sem Thorsen in entry for Bertha Thorsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Sem Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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