Caroline Olsen

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Olsen was born on 20 September 1808, in Næstved, Sankt Mortens, Præstø, Denmark, her father, Lars Olsen, was 30 and her mother, Maren Christensdatter, was 24. She married Christen Rasmussen Lange on 20 November 1839, in Næstved, Sankt Peders, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Næstved, Næstved, Storstrøm, Denmark in 1845. She died on 18 January 1871, at the age of 62.

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Christen Rasmussen Lange
Caroline Olsen
Marriage: 20 November 1839
Henriette Lange
Carl August Lange
Frederik Christian Lange
Hans Ditlev Lutzhoft Lange
Ferdinand Theodor Lange
Peter Vilhelm Lange
Hans Diderik Lange

Sources (23)

  • Caroline Olsen in household of Christen Lange, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Caroline Olsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Caroline Olsen in entry for Carl August Lange, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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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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