Anders Pedersen Olesen

9 June 1855–23 December 1916 (Age 61)
Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Pedersen Olesen was born on 9 June 1855, in Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ole Pedersen, was 41 and his mother, Karen Maria Jensen, was 36. He married Mette Marie Sorensen Roge on 29 October 1896, in Kollerup, Thisted, 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

29 October 1896
Kollerup, Thisted, Denmark


    Olga Marie Hedegaard Olesen


Parents and Siblings






    Jens Olesen


    Peder Hedegaard Olesen



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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (2)

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

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