- Born: 20 Apr 1886, Holter, Askim, Østfold, Norway
- Christened: 27 Jun 1886, Askim, Østfold, Norway
- Marriage (1): Peder Oskar Nygård
- Died: 23 Mar 1939, Skjeberg, Østfold, Norway 200,426,427
Other names for Tora were Thora Julie, Tora Johansdatter Holter, Tora Johansen,428 Tora Julie Johansen, Tora Julia Nygaard and Tora Nygård.
Her godparents were Martin Jakobsen Solberg, Sigvard Hansen Lier, Andreas Larsen Holter, and Hanna Pedersdatter Haugen.
Noted events in her life were:
• She was confirmed on 30 Sep 1900 in Askim church, Askim, Østfold, Norway.
Tora married Peder Oskar Nygård, son of Julius Olsen Nygaard and Johanne Marie Martinsdatter Bingen. (Peder Oskar Nygård was born on 20 Nov 1882 in Skratalsrud, Trøgstad, Østfold, Norway, christened on 28 Jan 1883 in Trøgstad, Østfold, Norway, died on 16 Nov 1969 in Skjeberg, Østfold, Norway and was buried on 22 Nov 1969 in Skjeberg, Østfold, Norway.)
In August 1906 Peder Oskar and Tora Julie were recorded as living on the Hjørnerud farm, presumably in Trøgstad.
In April 1908 they were living on the Bilett farm in Askim.
In March 1910 they lived in Mysen, Eidsberg, and were recorded as Peder Oskar Olsen and Tora Julie Johansen. They were still living in Mysen in July 1913.
In the census for 1910 they lived at Hamburg, Eidsberg. They had their first 3 children with them.
In April 1918 they were living at Krapfoss/Jeløy, Moss, Østfold.
Thora bought the Grimstad 73/1 farm in Borge on May 14th 1936 4.14 mark for 11.500 kroner. She got the official leave to buy it on June 8th 1932. When she died the ownership went to her husband and the children John, Knut, Eilert, Solveig Bergset, Klaus and Inger.
When they bought the farm, they finished the main house. Peder had a small wood workshop, where he made lamps together with Eilert and Knut. Peder Nygård was also known as a very good gun shooter and had a Norwegian championship gold medal in his wellfilled winnercabinet. When Thora died, Peder moved very fast from Torsnes and after a while settled in Kvastebyen in Skjeberg where he had a carpenter shop.
(On Dec 11th 1940 Knut got the deed to the farm from the rest of Thora's inheritors of Grimstad 73/1 4.14. mark for 13.200 kroner. In 1950 Knut sold Grimstad to Bjarne Dahl.) 65,419,429,430,431