Ragnild Olsdatter Abol

12 August 1823–16 September 1899 (Age 76)
Skrautvål, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway

The Life Summary of Ragnild

When Ragnild Olsdatter Abol was born on 12 August 1823, in Skrautvål, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, her father, Ole Thoresen Aabol, was 43 and her mother, Anne Olsdatter Kjørli, was 38. She married Erich Olsen on 20 September 1852, in Two Rivers, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cato, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. She died on 16 September 1899, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Valders Cemetery, Valders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erich Olsen
Ragnild Olsdatter Abol
Marriage: 20 September 1852
Anne Marie Olsen Ton
Ole Olsen Ton
Ole Olsen
Erik Olsen
Alex Erick Thorn
Thorvald Olsen Ton
Ragnild Sørine Olsen
Oluf Olson Thone
Anders Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1852Two Rivers, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1825 · Sloopers
    Age 2
    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.
    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 20
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

    Name Meaning

    From an Old Norse personal name from regin ‘advice, decision’ (also, ‘the gods’) + hildr ‘battle’.

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

    Sources (6)

    • Raugnila Olson in household of Erik Olson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ragnold O Anbol in entry for Olefl Thoen and Kari Moe, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
    • Ragnild, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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