Ole Wetlesen

3 March 1806–
Seljord, Bratsberg, Norway

The Life of Ole

When Ole Wetlesen was born on 3 March 1806, in Seljord, Bratsberg, Norway, his father, Wetle Halvorsen, was 35 and his mother, Anne Eylertsdatter, was 37. He married Ingebjørg Hansdatter on 6 October 1833, in Seljord, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Ole Wetlesen
Ingebjørg Hansdatter
Marriage: 6 October 1833
Wetle Olesen
Anne Olesdatter
Hans Olesen
Torbjor Olesdatter
Margit Olesdatter

Spouse and Children

6 October 1833
Seljord, Telemark, Norway


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 4

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 4

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 37

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,

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Vetlesen in entry for Wetle Olesen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Vetlesen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ole Vetlesen in entry for Anne Olesdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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