Thor Toresen

1844–
Stryn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Thor

When Thor Toresen was born on 18 March 1844, his father, Thor Thorsen, was 26 and his mother, Ingeborg Rasmusdatter, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Thor Thorsen
1818–
Ingeborg Rasmusdatter
1820–
Helga Toresen
1842–
Helge Toresen
1842–
Thor Toresen
1844–
Gunnild Thorsen
1846–
Brithe Jorgine Toresen
1848–
Helge Toresen
1852–
Theodore Thorson
1852–1876
Thor Thorsen
1853–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Female1842–Female

  • Male1842–Male

  • Male1844–Male

  • Gunnild Thorsen

    Female1846–Female

  • Brithe Jorgine Toresen

    Female1848–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 1

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1847 · Nordlyset

Age 3

First Norwegian-American newspaper was published in the Norwegian language. It was published in Wisconsin.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 31

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.

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)

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

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