Iver Jonsen Svorkaas

1754–23 November 1828 (Age 74)
Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Iver Jonsen

When Iver Jonsen Svorkaas was born in 1754, in Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, his father, Jon Iversen Atvending, was 35 and his mother, Dordi Johansdatter Svorkaas, was 37. He married Karen Johansdatter Ringen in 1778, in Meldal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 23 November 1828, in Meldal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Iver Jonsen Svorkaas
1754–1828
Karen Johansdatter Ringen
1758–1828
Marriage: 1778
Jon Iversen Svorkaas
1779–1815
Johan Iversen Svorksaetter
1786–1873
Johannes Iversen Svorkås
1795–1828

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1778
Meldal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
children

(3)

    Male1779–1815Male

    Johan Iversen Svorksaetter

    Male1786–1873Male

    Johannes Iversen Svorkås

    Male1795–1828Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jon Iversen Atvending

    Male1719–1800Male

    Dordi Johansdatter Svorkaas

    Female1717–1790Female

siblings

(4)

    Ingeborg Johnsdatter Svorkaas

    Female1748–1829Female

    Beret Jonsdatter Svorkaas

    Female1750–1829Female

    Male1754–1828Male

    Johan Jonsen Svorkaas

    Male1757–Male

World Events (4)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 47

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

Age 56

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
1812 · Record-keeping

Age 58

A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.

Name Meaning

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Sources (1)

  • 116 Koksæter in 1801 census for Orkdal

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