Hans Christian Olesen

20 August 1847–22 August 1905 (Age 58)
Frederikshavn, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Olesen was born on 20 August 1847, in Frederikshavn, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ole Axelsen, was 35 and his mother, Maren Hansdatter, was 32. He married Dorthe Marie Christensdatter on 30 September 1873, in Åsted, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Skærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1880 and Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1890. He died on 22 August 1905, in Gærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 58, and was buried in Gærum, Gærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Hans Christian Olesen
Dorthe Marie Christensdatter
Marriage: 30 September 1873
Ane Kirstine Olesen
Ove Kerstine Olsen
Ole Christian Olesen
Maren Kathrine Olesen
Christine Amalie Olesen
Christen Olesen
Martine Olesen
Hans Christian Olesen
Dorthea Marie Olesen

Spouse and Children

30 September 1873
Åsted, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (3)


Age 2

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 3

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 21

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Christian Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Hans Christian Olesen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Hans Chr Olesen in household of Ole Arelsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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