Berthe Johansen

1802–
Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Berthe

When Berthe Johansen was born in 1802, in Rogaland, Norway, her father, Johannes Pedersen, was 31 and her mother, Inger Jacobsdatter, was 33. She married Sivert Svendsen on 3 November 1832, in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Sivert Svendsen
1803–
Berthe Johansen
1802–
Marriage: 3 November 1832
Svend Sivertsen
1834–1844
Elen Jorine Sivertsen
1837–1928
Inger Sivertsdatter
1839–1880
Jonas Sivertsen
1841–
Berthe Marie Sivertsdatter
1843–1850
Ole Svendsen
1844–
Berthe Marie Sivertsdatter
1850–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1832
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
children

(7)

    Svend Sivertsen

    Male1834–1844Male

    Female1837–1928Female

    Inger Sivertsdatter

    Female1839–1880Female

    Jonas Sivertsen

    Male1841–Male

    Berthe Marie Sivertsdatter

    Female1843–1850Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Pedersen

    Male1771–1796Male

    Inger Jacobsdatter

    Female1769–Female

siblings

(5)

    Marte Guria Johannesdatter

    Female1799–Female

    Female1802–Female

    Peder Johannes Johansen

    Male1804–Male

    Ole Johansen

    Male1807–Male

    Jacob Johansen

    Male1811–Male

World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 8

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
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 8

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 32

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Berte Johannesdr in entry for Inger Sivertsdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Birte Johannesdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Birte Johannesdr in entry for Jonas Sivertsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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