Thora Ingerta Toresen

1861–
Horten, Vestfold, Norway

The Life of Thora Ingerta

When Thora Ingerta Toresen was born on 22 June 1861, in Horten, Vestfold, Norway, her father, Thor Sigbjornsen, was 27 and her mother, Inger Oline Olesen, was 25. She married Anton Johansen on 3 April 1884, in Horten, Vestfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thora Ingerta Toresen
1861–
Anton Johansen
Marriage: 3 April 1884
Gerda Elisabeth Johansen
1887–
Halfdan Peter Tribler Johansen
1889–
Hjordis Bergljot Johansen
1891–
Gunnar Johannesen Roen
1900–
Gunvor Johansen
1900–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1884
Horten, Vestfold, Norway
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1862 · Homestead Act

Age 1

Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.
1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thora Augusta Tritler in entry for Hjordis Bergljot Johansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Thora Augusta Sigbjornsen in entry for Halfdan Peter Tribler Johansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Thora Ingertha Sigbjornsen in entry for Gunnar Johannesen Roen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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