Thomas Borresen

23 March 1787–
Vatne, Haram, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Borresen was born on 23 March 1787, in Vatne, Haram, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Borru Thomasen, was 27 and his mother, Olu Davidsdotter, was 33.

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Borru Thomasen
Olu Davidsdotter
Maren Borresen
Magnild Borgersen
Engel Borrusen
David Borrusen
Thomas Borresen
Willum Borrusen

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 14

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 23

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 23

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (also Børresen): patronymic from Børre, from the Old Norse personal name Byrgir.

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

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