Karen Elise Rosager Evensen

1 December 1884–1 April 1969 (Age 84)
Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Karen Elise Rosager

When Karen Elise Rosager Evensen was born on 1 December 1884, in Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, her father, Isak Evensen Rosaker, was 25 and her mother, Anne Olea Olsdatter, was 30. She died on 1 April 1969, at the age of 84.

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Karen Elise Rosager Evensen

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Parents and Siblings

    Isak Evensen Rosaker


    Anne Olea Olsdatter




World Events (5)

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 9

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 16

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
1912 · Sonja Henie

Age 28

Birth year of Sonja Henie. She was an Olympic figure skater and a movie star. She won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Eyvindr, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘happiness’, ‘gift’ + vindr ‘winner’.

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

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