Gustave Arnt Iverson

Brief Life History of Gustave Arnt

When Gustave Arnt Iverson was born on 17 November 1871, in Drøbak, Akershus, Norway, his father, Magnus Iversen, was 54 and his mother, Ingeborg Kistine Olsen Nielson, was 29. He married Mary Vellete Olsen on 23 October 1895, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1944 and lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 8 May 1945, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Gustave Arnt Iverson
Mary Vellete Olsen
Marriage: 23 October 1895
Maude May Iverson
Glendon Gustave Iverson
Clarence Magnus Iverson
Richard Donald IVERSON
Ray Clifford Iverson
Ethel Jean Iverson
Kenneth Ross Iverson
Evelyn Augusta Iverson

Sources (50)

  • Gustave A Iverson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Birth/Christening Record of Gustave Arnt Iverson. Born 17 Nov 1871 in Drobak, Akershus, Norway.
  • Gustave Iverson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Erik, Hjalmer, Lars, Selmer, Thor, Evald, Gunner, Helmer, Ingman, Jarl, Joneen.

Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Iversen and of Swedish Ivarsson (see Ivarson ), all cognates of 2 below.

English (Kent and London): patronymic from Old Norse Ívarr, Iwar, Ivar, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree, bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Alternatively, the name might be a patronymic from the Welsh male personal name Ifor, itself from British Celtic Iūdomāros ‘lord’ + ‘great’, but if so, it is not clear that it survives today.

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

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