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Frithjof (Fritjof) Sværen, "Svaren"

Male 1888 - 1969  (80 years)


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  • Name Frithjof (Fritjof) Sværen 
    Suffix "Svaren" 
    Born 05 Aug 1888  Rokke, Halden, Østfold, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 23 Sep 1888  Rokke kirke, Halden, Østfold, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Confirmation 05 Oct 1902  Rokke kirke, Halden, Østfold, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Karakter Meget godt. 
    Emigration 03 Mar 1905  Kristiania, Oslo, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Reiste til Amerika fra Kristiania. 
    • Mens Far dro på sløydkurs til Trondheim, løste Far inn fiolinen til Fritjof. Dette gjorde Fritjof så bitter, at han senere, 17 år gammel, tok fiolinen med seg og reiste til Amerika. De snakket aldri sammen med hverandre igjen, men han skrev brev til Mor etter at Far var død.

      Ugift arbeider (alder 16 år) dro fra Kristiania med skipet Angelo (agent Elster) med reisemål Iowa.

      Fritjof tjente penger til sin første hest ved å spille fiolin. [2, 3]
    Residence Abt May 1907  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Bef 1917  Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Carpenter. 
    Milit-Beg 5 Jun 1917  Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registrert som soldat. 
    Residence Bef 1925  Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • Returbrev nevnt i Smaalenenes Amtstidende 6.desember 1927.
    Milit-Beg 1940  Burleigh, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nevnt som soldat under 2.verdenskrig med bosted North Dakota. 
    Residence Bef 1968  Bellevue, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Jan 1969  King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I239  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2021 

    Father Johannes Thorsen Sværen,   b. 22 Jan 1850, Sværen, Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1927, Vestlund, Berg, Halden, Østfold, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Britha Torbjørnsdatter Lille Linge, "Sværen",   b. 13 Feb 1859, Strandebarm, Kvam, Hordaland, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1949, Dal, Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 13 Jun 1879  Strandebarm, Kvam, Hordaland, Vestland, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Ungkarl og lærer Johannes giftet seg med sin 9 år yngre Britha.

      De hadde tillysningsdager 11, 18 og 25 mai.

      Forlovere var brudens far og kirkesanger Hougstvedt. [10]
    Event-Misc2 29 Apr 1900  Berg, Halden, Østfold, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fra dåpen til sønnen Eivind Sværen:

      Bakerst:
      Thor, Anne Marie, Harald og Valborg.

      Midten:
      Borghild, Fritjof, far Johannes, mor Britha og Dagny.

      Foran:
      Torbjørn, Olaf og Eivind.
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Verna May Barnett, "Svaren",   b. 22 Oct 1891, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1977, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 May 1914  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Event-Misc2 USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Familien Svaeren i Amerika.
    Children 
    +1. Carl F. Svaren,   b. 23 Feb 1915,   d. 28 Jun 1965, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [Birth]
     2. Lee E. Svaren,   b. 1917, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1965  (Age > 49 years)  [Birth]
     3. Everett R. Svaren,   b. 1919, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1940  (Age > 22 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1136] Kirkebok Rokke, Østfold (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S375] Emigrantprotokoller, Emigranter over Kristiania 1871-1930, redigert utgave (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S479] Berit Reitan, født Sværen (1936-) (Reliability: 1).

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

    5. [S151] Elaine Leach (1933-) (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S107] US Census 1930 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S108] US Census 1940 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S106] US Census 1925 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S1410] US Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S1316] Kirkebok Strandebarm, Hordaland (Reliability: 3).


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