Svend Svendsen

1779–1835 (Age 56)
Stange, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Svend

When Svend Svendsen was born in 1779, in Stange, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Svend Eriksen, was 41 and his mother, Rangdi Simensdatter, was 35. He married Ales Olsdatter on 6 April 1804, in Stange, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 June 1835, in Vestre Toten, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 56, and was buried in Vestre Toten, Oppland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Svend Svendsen
1779–1835
Ales Olsdatter
1780–
Marriage: 6 April 1804
Svend Svendsen
1804–1849
Ole Svendsen
1807–
Rangdi Svendsdatter
1809–
Simen Svendsen
1812–
Alis Svendsdatter
1814–
Helene Svendsdatter
1817–1906
Peder Svendsen
1819–1820
Maren Svendsdatter
1821–
Niels Svendsen
1823–1827
Peder Svendsen
1826–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1804
Stange, Hedmark, Norway
children

(10)

  • Svend Svendsen

    Male1804–1849Male

  • Ole Svendsen

    Male1807–Male

  • Rangdi Svendsdatter

    Female1809–Female

  • Simen Svendsen

    Male1812–Male

  • Alis Svendsdatter

    Female1814–Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Svend Eriksen

    Male1738–1779Male

  • Rangdi Simensdatter

    Female1744–1806Female

siblings

(4)

  • Erik Svendsen

    Male1769–1857Male

  • Simen Svensen

    Male1772–Male

  • Nils Svendsen

    Male1774–1848Male

  • Male1779–1835Male

World Events (5)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 22

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 31

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 31

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Svend Svendsen in entry for Martinius Svendsen, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Svend Svendsen in entry for Berthe Olsdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Svend Svendsen in entry for Niels Svendsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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