Christen Olsen

1750–12 March 1752 (Age 2)
Skimmede, Tølløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Olsen was born in 1750, in Skimmede, Tølløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Oluf Christophersen, was 33 and his mother, Magrete Nielsdatter, was 27. He died on 12 March 1752, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Oluf Christophersen
1717–1772
Magrete Nielsdatter
1723–1781
Bodil Olsdatter
1749–1749
Christen Olsen
1750–1752
Bodil Olsdotter
1752–1805
Valborre Olsdatter
1755–1829
Lisbet Olsdatter
1759–
Karen Olsdotter
1764–1831

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Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Olaf, Olav (Old Norse Óláfr, Ólafr, variant Óleifr, earlier Anleifr, from proto-Scandinavian elements meaning ‘ancestor’ + ‘heir’, ‘descendant’). Olaf has always been one of the most common Scandinavian names; it continued to be popular in the Middle Ages, in part as a result of the fame of St. Olaf, King of Norway, who brought Christianity to his country c.1030 . This surname, the second most common in Norway, is also established in England, notably in the Newcastle upon Tyne area.2 German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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