Inge Syverinsdatter Bækken

Brief Life History of Inge

When Inge Syverinsdatter Bækken was born on 6 February 1878, in Løten, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Severin Olsen Bækken, was 32 and her mother, Lise Juliane Larsdatter Dyrieng, was 29. She married Mikkel Andreasen on 20 January 1902, in Løten, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 29 December 1967, in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway.

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Mikkel Andreasen
1877–1967
Inge Syverinsdatter Bækken
1878–1967
Marriage: 20 January 1902
Asbjørn
1902–

Sources (13)

  • Inge Bækken in household of Matias Rustad, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • 1878 Birth/christening record - Parish registry: SAH, Løten prestekontor, K/Ka/L0009: Parish register (official) no. 9, 1878-1891, p. 2 - Scanned archives - The National Archives of Norway
  • 1902 marriage record - Parish registry: SAH, Løten prestekontor, L/La/L0006: Parish register (copy) no. 6, 1892-1909, p. 286 - Scanned archives - The National Archives of Norway

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World Events (5)

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

1904 · Åsta Holth

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Bekken, the definite form of bekk ‘stream’. Compare Becken .

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

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