Sygni Toresen

1867–1944 (Age 76)
Gulen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Sygni

When Sygni Toresen was born on 8 May 1867, her father, Tor Jonsson, was 30 and her mother, Kari Jonsdatter, was 26. She died on 23 March 1944, in Gulen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Tor Jonsson
1837–
Kari Jonsdatter
1840–1892
Sygni Toresen
1867–1944
John Toresen
1868–
Berthe Toresen
1872–
Nikolai Jorgen Toresen
1873–
Ottine Johanne Toresen
1875–
Bernt Johan Toresen
1879–
Tomas Kristoffer Toresen
1886–

Parents & Siblings

  • Tor Jonsson

    Male1837–Male

  • Kari Jonsdatter

    Female1840–1892Female

siblings

(7)

  • Female1867–1944Female

  • John Toresen

    Male1868–Male

  • Berthe Toresen

    Female1872–Female

  • Nikolai Jorgen Toresen

    Male1873–Male

  • Ottine Johanne Toresen

    Female1875–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 2

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 8

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 26

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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)

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

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