Israel Johan Østensen

10 July 1870–2 November 1949 (Age 79)
Nordland, Norway

The Life of Israel Johan

When Israel Johan Østensen was born on 10 July 1870, in Nordland, Norway, his father, Østen Martinus Israelsen, was 42 and his mother, Gjertrud Kirstine Olsdatter, was 33. He married Emma Gurine Hansine Kristine Edvardsdatter on 4 August 1893, in Ankenes, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 2 November 1949, at the age of 79.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Israel Johan Østensen
1870–1949
Emma Gurine Hansine Kristine Edvardsdatter
1870–1932
Marriage: 4 August 1893
Borghild Aslaksen
1899–1901
Borghild Østensen
1902–
Amanda Askheim
1909–

Spouse and Children

    Male1870–1949Male

    Emma Gurine Hansine Kristine Edvardsdatter

    Female1870–1932Female

MARRIAGE
4 August 1893
Ankenes, Nordland, Norway
children

(3)

    Borghild Aslaksen

    Female1899–1901Female

    Borghild Østensen

    Female1902–Female

    Amanda Askheim

    Female1909–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Østen Martinus Israelsen

    Male1827–1892Male

    Gjertrud Kirstine Olsdatter

    Female1836–1900Female

siblings

(9)

    Martha Gabrikka Østensdatter

    Female1857–1904Female

    Andreas Olai Østensen

    Male1858–1901Male

    Ole Johan Østensen

    Male1862–1862Male

    Mathias Adohr Østensen

    Male1864–1900Male

    Antonette Marie Østensdatter

    Female1866–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 5

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1876 · Ole Rolvaag

Age 6

Birth year of Ole Rolvaag. Born in Dønna, Nordland county, Norway. He became a famous Norwegian-American author for his Giants in the Earth book series. He was also a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 23

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Name Meaning

We don’t have any information about this name.

Sources (1)

  • Israel Johan, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.