Aase Nielsen

1 May 1794–
Moss, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Aase

When Aase Nielsen was born on 1 May 1794, in Moss, Østfold, Norway, her father, Niels Karstensen, was 23 and her mother, Johanne Maria Hansen, was 21. She married Ole Torgersen on 28 April 1817. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Ole Torgersen
Aase Nielsen
Marriage: 28 April 1817
Ann Maria Olsen
Anne Dorthea Olsen
Berte Maria Olsen
Niels Theodor Olsen
Torger Olsen
Christian Olsen
Maren Sophie Olsen

Spouse and Children

28 April 1817


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 7

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 16

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 31

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Aase Niels Dr in entry for Niels Theodor Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Aase Nilsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Aase Niels Dr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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