Barbro Olsen

Brief Life History of Barbro

When Barbro Olsen was born in 1767, in Gol, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Ole Arnesen, was 34 and her mother, Barbro Eriksdotter, was 28. She died in 1847, at the age of 80.

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Ole Arnesen
Barbro Eriksdotter
Steengrim Olesen
Arne Olson Roe
Kari Olsdr
Birgit Olsen
Birgit Olsdatter Roe
Joran Olsen
Barbro Olsen
Ragnil Olsen
Eirik Olson Roe
Joran Olsen
Olaug Olsdatter
Ingebjorg Olsdtr

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    World Events (5)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

    1810 · Vaccinations

    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

    1810 · Ole Bull

    Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

    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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