Per Toresen

1843–
Verdal, Nor-Trondelag, Norway

The Life of Per

When Per Toresen was born on 18 March 1843, in Verdal, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Tore Bersvensen, was 47 and his mother, Gollau Hansdatter, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Tore Bersvensen
1796–1846
Gollau Hansdatter
1804–1884
Barbro Toresdatter
1825–
Inbor Toresdatter
1827–1861
Bersven Toresen
1829–
Hans Toresen
1831–1833
Anne Toresdatter
1833–
Hans Thoreson
1835–
Nils Thoreson Rønningsgrind
1838–1900
Johannes Toresen
1840–
Per Toresen
1843–
Jens Thoresen Rønning
1846–

Parents & Siblings

  • Tore Bersvensen

    Male1796–1846Male

  • Gollau Hansdatter

    Female1804–1884Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 2

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1847 · Nordlyset

Age 4

First Norwegian-American newspaper was published in the Norwegian language. It was published in Wisconsin.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Petter Thoresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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