Urian Iversen

Brief Life History of Urian

When Urian Iversen was born on 14 January 1812, in Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, his father, Iver Orjensen, was 29 and his mother, Berit Gulliksdatter Granum, was 28. He married Marit Olsdotter in 1838, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway in 1812 and Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway for about 26 years.

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Family Time Line

Urian Iversen
1812–
Marit Olsdotter
1810–
Marriage: 1838
Iver Uriansen
1839–
Ole Uriansen
1841–
Berit Uriansdotter
1842–
Ingebjørg Uriansdotter Fystro
1845–1930
Siri Uriansdotter
1850–

Sources (26)

  • Urian Ivarsen Tørresfraa., "Norway Census, 1891"
  • Urian Iversen in entry for Iver Uriansen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Urians Iversen, "Norway Census, 1865"

World Events (8)

1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

1814 · Eidsvoll, Norway

Place where the Norwegian Constitution was signed on 17 May.

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Bernt, Erik, Niels, Svein, Alf, Anders, Bent, Bjorg, Einer, Gudmund, Jorgen.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Iver, from Old Norse Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree, bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’.

North German: patronymic from an ancient Germanic personal name, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Iverson 1.

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

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