Askild Gundersen Berge

1850–1910 (Age 59)
Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Askild Gundersen

When Askild Gundersen Berge was born on 13 July 1850, in Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Gunnar Larsson Åsheim, was 25 and his mother, Anna Olsdatter Valdra, was 33. He married Kristine Tjaerandsdatter on 10 June 1880, in Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died after 1910, in Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 61.

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Askild Gundersen Berge
Kristine Tjaerandsdatter
Marriage: 10 June 1880
Anna Asklidsdatter
Kjaeran Gundersen
Gunder Berg
Anna Askildsdatter
Ingrid Asklidsdatter Berge

Spouse & Children

10 June 1880
Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway


  • Anna Asklidsdatter


  • Male1883–1967Male

  • Male1884–1971Male

  • Anna Askildsdatter


  • Ingrid Asklidsdatter Berge


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World Events (7)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 5

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 7

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 17

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Berg , from the dative form.2 German: variant (from the oblique case) of Berg or a habitational name from any of several places so named, notably in Westphalia.3 French: topographic name for someone who lived on a steep bank, from Old French berge ‘bank’ (apparently of Gaulish origin).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Askild Gundersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • ASKILD GUNNORSEN in entry for ANNA, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Askild Gundersen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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