Ole Sørensen

Male22 August 1842–1866

Brief Life History of Ole

When Ole Sørensen was born on 22 August 1842, in Undløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Søren Pedersen, was 44 and his mother, Ane Margrethe Jensen, was 40. He died in 1866, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Søren Pedersen
1798–1867
Ane Margrethe Jensen
1802–1887
Jens Sørensen
1825–1902
Maren Sørensen
1829–1910
Ane Marie Sørensdatter
1832–1874
Peter Sorensen
1835–1873
Ane Margrethe Sørensen
1839–
Ole Sørensen
1842–1866
Anders Sørensen
1844–1926

Sources (10)

  • Ole Sørensen in household of Søren Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Ole Sørensen in household of Søren Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Undløse Parish Birth Record for Ole Sørensen

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (7)

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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 5

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

1849

Age 7

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 8

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements anu ‘ancestor’ + leifr ‘heir, descendant’. St Olaf , King of Norway ( 995–1030 ), aided the spread of Christianity in his kingdom. The name was introduced to Britain before the Norman Conquest, but modern use as a given name in the English-speaking world originated in America, where it was taken by recent Scandinavian immigrants.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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