Ole Nielsen

6 March 1774–
Blovstrød, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Nielsen was born on 6 March 1774, in Blovstrød, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Olsen, was 44 and his mother, Magrethe Jensdatter, was 20. He married Pedernille Pedersdatter on 14 April 1799. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Blovstrød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 11 years.

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Family Time Line

Ole Nielsen
Karen Svendsdatter
Marriage: 19 July 1812
Niels Olsen
Johanne Olsdatter
Maren Olsen
Kristen Pedersdatter
Birthe Frederiksdatter
Jens Pedersen

Spouse and Children


    Karen Svendsdatter


19 July 1812
Blovstrød, Frederiksborg, Denmark


    Niels Olsen


    Johanne Olsdatter


    Maren Olsen


    Kristen Pedersdatter


    Birthe Frederiksdatter


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 2

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 15

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 31

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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