Henrik Olsen

Maleabout 1736–13 February 1816

Brief Life History of Henrik

When Henrik Olsen was born about 1736, in Blistrup, Holbo, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Ole Pedersen, was 31 and his mother, Karen Hendriksen, was 31. He married Anna Borgesdatter in 1757, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 13 February 1816, in Udsholt, Græsted-Gilleleje, Frederiksborg, Denmark, at the age of 81, and was buried in Blistrup, Holbo, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Henrik Olsen
about 1736–1816
Anna Borgesdatter
about 1736–1802
Marriage: 1757
Lars Hendrichsen
about 1761–1841
Sidse Henriksen
1765–1765
Borge Henriksen
about 1768–after 1784
Jens Henriksen
about 1775–
Sidse Henriksdatter
1766–1816
Ole Henriksen
1771–1772
Ole Henriksen
1773–1799
Peder Henriksen
1780–1827

Sources (4)

  • Henric Olesen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henrik Olsen - Individual or family possessions: death: 13 February 1816; Udsholt, Frederiksborg, Denmark
  • Henric Olsen in entry for Ole, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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  • Marriage
    1757Denmark
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 1

    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 6

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 26

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

    German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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