Steener Toresen

Nore og Uvdal, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Steener

When Steener Toresen was born in 1788, in Nore og Uvdal, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Thore Stenersen, was 38 and his mother, Brynhild Ellingsdatter, was 40. He married Aase Nielsdtr. on 3 June 1811, in Veggli, Rollag, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died before 1865, in Nore og Uvdal, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 76.

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Steener Toresen
Aase Nielsdtr.
Marriage: 3 June 1811
Thore Stenersen

Spouse & Children

3 June 1811
Veggli, Rollag, Buskerud, Norway


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 13

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

Age 22

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 22

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: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Steener Toresen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Stener Toresen in entry for Thore Stenersen and Guri Olsdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Stener Thoresen in entry for Thore Stenersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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