Lispet Olsen


Brief Life History of Lispet

When Lispet Olsen was born in 1764, in Solør, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Ole Amundsen, was 37 and her mother, Berte Mikelsdatter, was 35.

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Ole Amundsen
Berte Mikelsdatter
Kari Olsdatter
Lispet Olsen
Lisbet Olsen
Anne Olsdatter
Amund Olsen
Martha Olsdatter

Sources (4)

  • Lispet Olsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Lispet Olsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Norway, Select Baptisms, 1634-1927

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (6)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 37

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 46

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

1825 · Sloopers

Age 61

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

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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