Ole Togersen

21 March 1880–15 July 1965 (Age 85)
Jostedal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Ole

When Ole Togersen was born on 21 March 1880, in Jostedal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Toger Andersen, was 39 and his mother, Elsebeth Olsdotter, was 44. He married Ingeborg Ellendsdotter on 11 December 1904, in Leikanger, Selje, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. He died on 15 July 1965, in Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, at the age of 85.

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Ole Togersen
Ingeborg Ellendsdotter
Marriage: 11 December 1904

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    Ingeborg Ellendsdotter


11 December 1904
Leikanger, Selje, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

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Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

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Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 24

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Torger, a form of Old Norse þorgeirr, from þórr, name of the Norse god of thunder ( see Thor ) + geirr ‘spear’.

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

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