Inger Nyholm Olsen

Brief Life History of Inger Nyholm

When Inger Nyholm Olsen was born on 16 January 1910, in Løgstør, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Christian Nyholm Olesen, was 29 and her mother, Jenny Emilie Hansen, was 26. She married Karl Samuel Henriksson on 12 June 1943, in Älvsborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden. She lived in Løgstør, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark in 1916. She died on 26 November 1996, in Västergötland, Sweden, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Karl Samuel Henriksson
Inger Nyholm Olsen
Marriage: 12 June 1943

Sources (5)

  • Inger Nyholm Ilsen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Løgstør parish, Slet, Ålborg, birth record for Inger Nyholm Olesen 16 January 1910
  • Inger Vyholm Olesen in household of Karen Boldine Nicoline Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)


Stockholm, Sweden hosts Summer Olympic Games.


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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