Christen Olesen

Male1817–July 1893

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Olesen was born in 1817, in Asdal, Hirtshals, Nordjylland, Denmark, his father, Ole Jensen, was 41 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 41. He married Maren Cathrine Jensdatter on 26 August 1850, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Århus, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in July 1893, at the age of 76.

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Christen Olesen
Maren Cathrine Jensdatter
Marriage: 26 August 1850
Antonette Marie Kirstine Olesen
Olaf Christian Julius Olesen
Josephine Dagmar Olsen

Sources (8)

  • Christen Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Christen Olesen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christen Olsen in entry for Ane Kirstine Antonette Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1850Ålborg, Vor Frue, Århus, Århus, Denmark
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (6)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 1

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 12

    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 30

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Niels, Per, Bjorn, Britt, Lars, Nels, Rigmor, Sven, Uffe.

    Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen . It is rare in Norway. Compare Oleson .

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

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