Anders Pedersen Olesen

Male9 June 1855–23 December 1916

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Pedersen Olesen was born on 9 June 1855, in Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Ole Pedersen Hedegaard, was 31 and his mother, Karen Maria Jensen, was 36. He married Mette Marie Sorensen Roge on 29 October 1896, in Kollerup, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 23 December 1916, at the age of 61.

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Anders Pedersen Olesen
Mette Marie Sorensen Roge
Marriage: 29 October 1896
Olga Marie Hedegaard Olesen

Sources (3)

  • Anders Olesen in household of Ole Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Anders Pedersen Olesen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Pedersen Olesen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 October 1896Kollerup, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 4

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

    Age 4

    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).


    Age 59

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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