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Tor Nilsen Sværen, "Nelson"

Male 1865 - 1916  (50 years)


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  • Name Tor Nilsen Sværen 
    Suffix "Nelson" 
    Born 17 Oct 1865  Sværen, Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Åjet, Leikanger?
    Christened 19 Nov 1865  Leikanger, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 14 Apr 1886  Bergen, Hordaland, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Reiste til Amerika via Bergen. 
    • Emigrantnummer 14000-12076.

      Gaardmandssøn Thor Nilsen Sværen emigrerte 20 år gammel (fødselsår står her lik 1866) fra Bergen med Cunard Linie. [3]
    Died Jul 1916  Sinai, Brookings, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Jul 1916  Sinai, Brookings, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • West Sinai Lutheran Cemetery. [5]
    Person ID I1771  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2016 

    Father Nils Sjursen Åjet, "Sværen",   b. 27 Aug 1832, Leikanger, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1874, Sværen, Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sigrid Thorsdatter Borlaug, "Sværen",   b. 02 Feb 1835, Borlaug, Leikanger, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1907, Sværen, Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Jun 1863  Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Family ID F1033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ingeborg Eline Torsnes, "Nelson",   b. 29 Oct 1863, Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1941, Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Bef 1891  [4
    Children 
    +1. Nels Nelson,   b. 10 Aug 1891, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1926, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [Birth]
     2. Thea Nelson, "Stromme" / "Harvey",   b. 1895, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Andrew Nelson,   b. 21 Feb 1902, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1974, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    Photos
    Nelson Thor fSværen og Ingeborg familiebilde USA.jpg
    Nelson Thor fSværen og Ingeborg familiebilde USA.jpg
    Thor og Ingeborg Sværen med sin familie i USA.
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F1037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1326] Kirkebok Leikanger, Sogn og Fjordane (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S794] Balestrand - bygd og ætter, Jon Laberg, (1934) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S375] Emigrantprotokoller, Emigranter over Bergen 1874-1930 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S706] Slektsforsker Jon Sværen (1949-) (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S128] http://www.findagrave.com/ (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S1325] Kirkebok Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane (Reliability: 3).


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