Ester Togstad

1916–1989 (Age 72)
Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Ester

Ester Togstad was born on 23 November 1916, in Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. She married Kolbjørn Jakob Larsen in Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 1 March 1989, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Ester Togstad
Kolbjørn Jakob Larsen
Anne Katrine Larsen

Spouse & Children

Orkdal Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway


World Events (2)

1923 · Naming Law

Age 7

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.
1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 24

German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

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

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