Karen Tonetta Iversen

13 August 1840–
Hurdal, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Karen Tonetta

When Karen Tonetta Iversen was born on 13 August 1840, in Hurdal, Akershus, Norway, her father, Iver Andersen, was 25 and her mother, Maria Christensdatter, was 20.

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Iver Andersen
Maria Christensdatter
Karen Tonetta Iversen
Anne Cathrine Iversdatter

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World Events (7)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 3

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,
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 5

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 35

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ivar, from Old Norse Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’.2 North German (Frisian): patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements īwa ‘yew (tree)’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘firm’.3 English: variant spelling of Iverson .

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

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  • Karen Tonetta Iversen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Karen Tonetta Iversen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Karen Tonetta Iversen - Church record: birth: 13 August 1840; Hurdal, Akershus, Norway

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