Sylvide Andrea Iversdatter

20 November 1861–23 January 1953 (Age 91)
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Sylvide Andrea

When Sylvide Andrea Iversdatter was born on 20 November 1861, in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway, her father, Iver Tellefsen, was 26 and her mother, Aase Sorensdatter Mosby, was 22. She married Louis Christensen on 18 September 1879, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Vest-Agder, Norway in 1861. She died on 23 January 1953, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Louis Christensen
Sylvide Andrea Iversdatter
Marriage: 18 September 1879
Peter Theodore Christensen
Edith Annette Christensen
Lillian Christensen
Florence Luellie Christensen
Ella Christensen

Spouse and Children

18 September 1879
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Aase Sorensdatter Mosby




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower

Age 6

The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 24

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Christensen in household of Louis Christensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna Tellefson in entry for Edith Annette Boyles, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Sylvia Tellifson in entry for Peter Christensen, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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