Margit Kvaase

21 March 1901–16 January 1985 (Age 83)
Høvåg, Lillesand, Aust-Agder, Norway

The Life of Margit

When Margit Kvaase was born on 21 March 1901, in Høvåg, Lillesand, Aust-Agder, Norway, her father, Johannes Martin Andreassen Kvaase, was 38 and her mother, Elen Tomine Hermandatter, was 36. She married Halfdan Mauritz Realfsen on 20 July 1923, in Høvåg, Lillesand, Aust-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 16 January 1985, in Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway, at the age of 83.

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Halfdan Mauritz Realfsen
Margit Kvaase
Marriage: 20 July 1923
Gunhild Realfsen
Elen Tomine Realfsen
Johannes Realfsen
Hans Sigvard Realfsen

Spouse and Children

20 July 1923
Høvåg, Lillesand, Aust-Agder, Norway


    Gunhild Realfsen


    Elen Tomine Realfsen


    Johannes Realfsen


    Hans Sigvard Realfsen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (4)

1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 3

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. 
1905 · Freedom for Norway

Age 4

Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 22

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian and North German: variant of Kaas .

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

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