Ole Madsen

21 January 1733–13 July 1804 (Age 71)
Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Madsen was born on 21 January 1733, in Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Mads Olsen, was 32 and his mother, Kirsten Sørensdatter, was 28. He married Cidse Hansdatter on 10 November 1771, in Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 13 July 1804, at the age of 71, and was buried in Tengslemark, Trundholm, Vestsjælland, Denmark.

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Ole Madsen
Cidse Hansdatter
Marriage: 10 November 1771
Maria Petrea Olsen
Mads Olsen
Peder Olsen
Hans Olsen

Spouse and Children

10 November 1771
Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 4

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 9

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 29

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Madsen in entry for Hans, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Ole, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Ole Madsen in entry for Peder Olsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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