Ole Larsen

15 June 1821–
Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Ole

When Ole Larsen was born on 15 June 1821, in Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, his father, Lars Olssen, was 32 and his mother, Berit Tronsdr, was 28. He married Sonnev Andersdatter on 23 April 1843. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway in 1821.

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Family Time Line

Ole Larsen
1821–
Sonnev Andersdatter
1820–1905
Marriage: 23 April 1843
Lars Olsen
1842–
Olsen
1844–1844
Anders Olsen
1844–1844
Berit Olsen
1845–1845
Berit Olsen
1846–
Guri Olsen
1848–
Marit Olsen
1850–1861
Anders Olsen
1852–
Ragnhild Olsen
1854–
Ole Olsen
1856–
Tollef Olsen
1858–1858
Tollef Olsen
1859–
Engebret Olsen
1860–
Marit Olsen
1862–
Thorsten Olsen
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1843
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Lars Olssen

    Male1789–Male

    Berit Tronsdr

    Female1793–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 4

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.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 4

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 34

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Larsen in entry for Berit Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Larsen in entry for Berit Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Larsen in entry for Lars Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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