Dedrik Olesen

3 August 1777–
Borgund, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of Dedrik

When Dedrik Olesen was christened on 3 August 1777, in Borgund, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Ole ( Holmeseth) Didriksen, was 27 and his mother, Ingeborg Nilsdtr Grytten, was 24. He married Mali Pedersdatter on 1 July 1804, in Borgund, Møre og Romsdal, Norway.

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Dedrik Olesen
Mali Pedersdatter
Marriage: 1 July 1804

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    Mali Pedersdatter


1 July 1804
Borgund, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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World Events (7)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

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

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dedrik Olesen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Didrich Olsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Diderich Olsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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