Torger Østensen

1827–1905 (Age 77)
Atrå, Tinn, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Torger

When Torger Østensen was born on 1 September 1827, in Atrå, Tinn, Telemark, Norway, his father, Østoyn Olsen Veeåsen, was 29 and his mother, Torbjor Torjersdatter, was 25. He married Kjersti Sigurdsdatter Halvorsen on 19 January 1848, in Bratsberg, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Elbow Lake Township, Grant, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Delaware Township, Grant, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died in 1905, in Fillmore, Benson, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pierce, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Torger Østensen
1827–1905
Kjersti Sigurdsdatter Halvorsen
1821–
Marriage: 19 January 1848
Kirsti Torgersdatter
1847–1847
Child Torgeirson
1849–1849
Sigurd Torgersen
1849–
Syvert Torgerson Veåsen
1849–1913
Sissel Kristi Torgerson
1849–1924

Spouse & Children

  • Male1827–1905Male

  • Kjersti Sigurdsdatter Halvorsen

    Female1821–Female

MARRIAGE
19 January 1848
Bratsberg, Norway
children

(5)

  • Kirsti Torgersdatter

    Female1847–1847Female

  • Child Torgeirson

    Female1849–1849Female

  • Sigurd Torgersen

    Male1849–Male

  • Syvert Torgerson Veåsen

    Male1849–1913Male

  • Sissel Kristi Torgerson

    Female1849–1924Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

  • Birgit Østensdatter Veåsen

    Female1825–1891Female

  • Male1827–1905Male

  • Ole Østensen

    Male1830–1909Male

  • Aagot Østensdatter

    Female1833–1834Female

  • Halvor Østensen

    Male1835–Male

World Events (8)

1828 · Henrik Ibsen

Age 1

Birth year of Henrik Ibsen. Norwegian playwright and theatre director and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His most-known works were Peer Gynt and A Doll's House.
1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 2

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 28

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

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Sources (3)

  • Torger Ostenson, "Minnesota State Census, 1865 "
  • Torzer Osteneson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Turger Ostenson, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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