Even Gundersen

16 February 1825–1890 (Age 64)
Herland, Ostfd., Norw.

The Life of Even

When Even Gundersen was born on 16 February 1825, his father, Gunder Christensen, was 32 and his mother, Martha Evensdatter Langegrakke Hamstvet, was 25. He married Johanne Marie ( Langsrud ) Larsen on 7 November 1872, in Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway. He lived in Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway in 1825. He died in 1890, at the age of 65.

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Even Gundersen
Johanne Marie ( Langsrud ) Larsen
Marriage: 7 November 1872

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    Johanne Marie ( Langsrud ) Larsen


7 November 1872
Eidsberg, Østfold, Norway

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World Events (7)

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.
1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 4

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 18

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from an Old Norse personal name, Gunnarr, a compound of gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

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

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  • Even Gundersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Even Gundersen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Even Gundersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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