Thea Elise Alme

Sørum, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Thea Elise

Thea Elise Alme was born on 25 April 1893, in Sørum, Akershus, Norway as the daughter of Anders Alme and Inga Otilie Gjersøe. She died before 1993, at the age of 98.

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Anders Alme
Inga Otilie Gjersøe
Marie Lagertha Alme
Thea Elise Alme

Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Alme


  • Inga Otilie Gjersøe




  • Marie Lagertha Alme


  • Female1893–1993Female

World Events (4)

1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 7

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 11

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. 
1923 · Naming Law

Age 30

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

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the seven farms, most in western Norway, so named, from an inflected form of Old Norse almr ‘elm’.

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

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  • Thea Elise Alme, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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