Lars Thorsen Tvet

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Thorsen Tvet was born on 22 November 1818, in Solum, Telemark, Norway, his father, Tor Tommesen Tvet, was 55 and his mother, Marte Kirstine Larsdatter Klovholt-Tveit, was 30. He married Anne Carine Eriksdatter Stavdal on 22 October 1847, in Solum, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 31 March 1862, in Stavdal, Skien, Telemark, Norway, at the age of 43, and was buried in Solum, Telemark, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Lars Thorsen Tvet
1818–1862
Anne Carine Eriksdatter Stavdal
1827–1857
Marriage: 22 October 1847
Marthe Andrea Larsen Stavdal
1849–1883
Erik Larsen
1851–1862
Anne Berthea Larsen
1853–1855
Thor Larsen Stavdal
1856–1857

Sources (15)

  • Lars Thorsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Lars Thorsen in entry for Niels Larsen Stavdahl, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

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

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.

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

"Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem ""Ja, vi elsker."""

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Thor, Niels, Lars, Anders, Arnt, Erik, Iver, Jarl, Knute, Magnar, Oystein, Viggo.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

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

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