Tveit Norway Lineage

The below information was gathered by Monte Wilson at the State Archives in Bergan, Norway during a summer visit in 1988. It starts over four hundred years ago with what was the four times great-grandfather of Lars Tveit and represents the male line. The direct ancestor in each family is highlighted.

Sjovat Sjurson @1600 – 1663
& Geirtrud Kjosaas
Married: 1638

Olav 1638 – 1722
Sjur 1638 – 1676
Jon 1648 – ????
Geirtrud 1651 – 1733
Torstein 1653 – 1706
Sigrid 1655 – 1695
Lars 1657 – 1713
Gunnhild 1659 – 1740
Brita 1661 – ????
Gyrid 1663 – 1742

Lars Sjovatson Kjosaas 1657 – 1713
& Anna Sjursdtr Steine ???? – 1688
Married: ??

Jon 1680 – 1766
Sjur 1682 – 1735
Olav 1684 – 1749
Sjovat 1688 – 1722
Anna 1692 – 1774
Lars 1695 – 1724
Asgaut 1699 – 1776

Sjur Larsson Fonnalaud 1682 – 1735
& Anna Johannesdtr Magkastad 1686 – 1763
Married: 1705

Johannes 1706 – 1781
Brita 1709 – 1786
Baard ???? – 1756
Initially inherited the farm?
Arne 1717 – 1787
Received all the farm in 1756.
Ingebjorg 1719 – 1781
Jon 1720 – 1758
Kristi 1723 – 1757
Ingegjerd 1726 – 1796
Lars 1730 – 1750

Arne Sjurson Tveit 1717 – 1787
& Marita Eiriksdtr Urheim 1733 – 1816
Married: 1757

Arne started farming with his brother (Baard?) and mother.
In 1756, he received a deed for all of the farm.

Kristi 1758 – 1829
Sigrid 1759 – 1841
Anna 1762 – 1821
Magnhild 1762 – 1764
Synneva 1762 – 1762
The three children above from 1762 likely had their birth years
registered that way in the records rather than as triplets.

Jon 1763 – 1765
Arne 1765 – ????
Oldest surviving son. Probably inherited the farm.
Sjur 1767 – 1823
Eirik 1769 – 1853
Got the farm upon the death(?) of his brother.
Magnhilld 1772 – 1825
Marita 1774 – 1851

Erik Arneson Tveit 1769 – 1853
& Kristi Olavsdtr Urheim 1781 – 1866
Married: 1811

Records show a deed to a farm passed to Erik in
July 7, 1828 from a brother (Arne?) who in turn
inherited it from their father, Arne Sjurson Tveit (above).

Marita 1815 – 1909(?)
Note: This is Hjordis Scharning’s great-grandmother.
She is one of the Tveit “Norway Cousins” who wrote to
Janice & Monte Wilson.

Arne 1816 – 1873
Kristi 1822 – ???? Emigrated to America
Sjur 1825 – ???? Bergan

Arne Eirikson Tveit 1816 – 1873
& Kari Larsdtr Lofthus 1823 – 1895
Married: 1843

Kristi 1844 – 1918
Marita 1846 – ????
Arne 1848 – 1909
Note: Arne Urheim’s grandfather.
Arne is another one of the Tveit “Norway Cousins”

Lars 1851 – 1938
Bea (Tveit) Nielsen’s grandfather. Emigrated to America.

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