Torgils Jonsen

30 January 1916–22 April 1988 (Age 72)
Norway

The Life of Torgils

When Torgils Jonsen was born on 30 January 1916, in Norway, his father, John Torgilsen, was 39 and his mother, Johanna Tønnesdatter, was 35. He married Laurense Olsen Liknes in 1938, in Liknes, Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 April 1988, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Torgils Jonsen
1916–1988
Laurense Olsen Liknes
1915–1981
Marriage: 1938
Judith Jonsen
1941–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1938
Liknes, Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway
children

(1)

    Judith Jonsen

    Female1941–2017Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Torgilsen

    Male1876–1935Male

    Johanna Tønnesdatter

    Female1880–1959Female

siblings

(5)

    Ellen Serine Jonsen

    Female1903–1967Female

    Elisabeth Marie Jonsen

    Female1911–1988Female

    Female1914–1994Female

    Male1916–1988Male

    Therese Jonsen

    Female1918–1979Female

World Events (2)

1923 · Naming Law

Age 7

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.
1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 24

German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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