Ole Pedersen Bratlie

1714–24 May 1801 (Age 87)
Odalen, Strøm, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway

The Life of Ole

When Ole Pedersen Bratlie was born in 1714, in Odalen, Strøm, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway, his father, Peder Pedersen, was 23 and his mother, Mrs. Peder Pedersen, was 20. He married Rønnaug Davidsdatter Bratlie about 1763, in Hurdal, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 24 May 1801, in Hurdal, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 87, and was buried in Hurdal, Akershus, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Ole Pedersen Bratlie
Rønnaug Davidsdatter Bratlie
Marriage: about 1763
Anders Olsen Øeangen
Simen Olsen

Spouse and Children

about 1763
Hurdal, Akershus, Norway


Parents and Siblings

    Peder Pedersen


    Mrs. Peder Pedersen




World Events (3)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 22

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

Age 25

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 87

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

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Census for 1801, Bratlien, Hurdal, Akershus, Norway: Peder Olsen and Kirstine Haagensdatter with 4 children, and Peder`s parents: Ole Pedersen and Rønau Davidsdatter. Resided at `Bratlien`.
  • Hurdal, Akershus, Norway: Death/Burial census of Ole Persen Bratlie, 24. May 1801.
  • Ole Pedersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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