Carl Olufsen

about 1675–1741 (Age 66)
Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Carl

When Carl Olufsen was born about 1675, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Oluf Jensen Møller, was 32 and his mother, Ingeborg Jensdatter, was 29. He married Elsebe Madsdatter Kofoed on 7 January 1707, in Svaneke, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1741, in his hometown, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Carl Olufsen
1675–1741
Elsebe Madsdatter Kofoed
1688–1736
Marriage: 7 January 1707
Oluf Carlsen
1707–1761
Poul Kofoed Carlsen
1707–1750
Carl Carlsen
1707–1763
Poul Kofoed Carlsen
1708–1750
Karen Carlsdatter
1712–1790
Elesebeth Carlsdatter
1713–1761
Ingeborg Carlsdatter
1732–1788

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1707Svaneke, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
    Age 26
    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
    Age 38
    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
    1729
    Age 54
    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf, from Old Norse Óláfr, Ólafr, variant Óleifr, earlier Anleifr, from proto-Scandinavian elements meaning ‘ancestor’ + ‘heir, descendant’. Olaf (also Olav, in Sweden Olof) has always been one of the most common Scandinavian names; it continued to be popular in the Middle Ages, in part as a result of the fame of Saint Olaf, King of Norway, who brought Christianity to his country c. 1030. This surname is rare in Denmark. Compare Olafson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Olsen
    Olsson
    Olofson
    Olafson

    Sources (2)

    • Carl Olufssen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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