Carl Edvard Gundersen Svarverud

11 December 1849–
Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Carl Edvard

When Carl Edvard Gundersen Svarverud was born on 11 December 1849, in Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Gunder Andersen Svarverud, was 39 and his mother, Kari Torsdatter Børgen, was 35. He had at least 1 son with Thea Christine Larsdatter Sollaust.

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Carl Edvard Gundersen Svarverud
Thea Christine Larsdatter Sollaust
Lars Soløst

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World Events (7)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 6

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 8

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 33

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from an Old Norse personal name, Gunnarr, a compound of gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Karl Gundersen in household of Gunder Andersen, "Norway Census, 1875"
  • Carl Edvard Gundersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Carl Edvard Gundersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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