Pope Family Tree

Medium complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, 5'7".

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Medium complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, 5'7".

Owned outright (i.e., no mortgage) his farm in Pierce, North Dakota.

Border crossing application says he was born in something like "Skotselren", Norway.


Torger Pedersen appears on the 1865 Norwegian census as follows: family status Son. Marital status ug. B. 1863 at Eker." Municipality Ovre Eiker, #0624. Name of domicile Steffensaetre.

Thom and Anne immigrated to New York in Feb 1888, settled in Washburn Wisconsin until 1896. Then moved to Barton, North Dakota, 5 miles south and 10 miles west of Rugby. On June 9, 1909 the family moved to (Carlstatd) Alderson, Alberta until 1932 when they moved for lack of rain to Wenham Valley, Alberta (near Alberta).

Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Torger Pedersen Swanby
Thomas P Swanby
Thom Swanby
Torger Swanby
Torger Pedersen
December 10, 1863
about 1864
158Odegaarden, Bakke, Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
11October 5, 19457681Canada