Thor Toresen

1866–1948 (Age 82)
Telemark, Norway

The Life of Thor

When Thor Toresen was born on 4 January 1866, in Telemark, Norway, his father, Thor Thorsen, was 41 and his mother, Birthe Maria Haraldsen, was 37. He lived in Drangedal, Bratsberg, Norway in 1866. He died on 14 September 1948, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Thor Thorsen
1824–1883
Birthe Maria Haraldsen
1828–1919
Liv Thorsdater
1850–1944
Marichen Throine Toresen
1851–
Anne Karine Toresen
1855–
Helene Maria Toresen
1857–
Marichen Thorine Toresen
1860–
Mari Thorine Toresen
1863–
Thor Toresen
1866–1948
Harald Torsen
1868–

Parents & Siblings

  • Thor Thorsen

    Male1824–1883Male

  • Birthe Maria Haraldsen

    Female1828–1919Female

siblings

(8)

  • Female1850–1944Female

  • Marichen Throine Toresen

    Female1851–Female

  • Anne Karine Toresen

    Female1855–Female

  • Helene Maria Toresen

    Female1857–Female

  • Marichen Thorine Toresen

    Female1860–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Emigration lists

Age 1

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 3

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thor Toresen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Thor Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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