Ragnild Toresen

Lesja, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Ragnild

When Ragnild Toresen was born on 10 January 1823, in Lesja, Oppland, Norway, her father, Thore Haldogsen, was 29 and her mother, Igleborg Ingebrightsen, was 24.

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Thore Haldogsen
Igleborg Ingebrightsen
Ragnild Toresen
Brit Toresdtr
Ragnild Toresen
Sigri Toresen
Haldog Toresen
Ingebregt Toresen
Marit Toresen
Guri Toresen
Guri Toresdtr

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World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 2

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 2

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 32

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Ragnild Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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