Rachel Toresen

1750–
Eigersund, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Rachel

Rachel Toresen was christened on 2 September 1750, in Eigersund, Rogaland, Norway as the daughter of Thor Thoresen Svanaes and Maren Andersdatter Svanæs.

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Family Time Line

Thor Thoresen Svanaes
1711–
Maren Andersdatter Svanæs
Rachel Toresen
1745–
Ingeborg Toresdatter Svanes
1747–
Tonnis Thorsen Svanæs
1749–1772
Rachel Toresen
1750–
Toresen
1752–1752
Ester Toresen
1753–
Maria Toresen
1755–
Helene Toresen
1757–
Guri Malene Toresen
1760–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

  • Rachel Toresen

    Female1745–Female

  • Female1747–Female

  • Tonnis Thorsen Svanæs

    Male1749–1772Male

  • Female1750–Female

  • Toresen

    Male1752–1752Male

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Rachel Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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