Ove Mortensen

January 1692–January 1767 (Age 75)
Stavtrup, Kolt, Havreballegård, Denmark

The Life of Ove

When Ove Mortensen was born in January 1692, in Stavtrup, Kolt, Havreballegård, Denmark, his father, Morten Poulsen, was 54 and his mother, Maren Ovesdatter, was 26. He married Maren Pedersdatter on 18 August 1715. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He died in January 1767, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kolt, Havreballegård, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Ove Mortensen
1692–1767
Maren Pedersdatter
1693–1756
Marriage: 18 August 1715
Morten Ovesen
1716–1792
Maren Ovesen
1719–1797
Peder Ovesen
1721–1785
Clemen Cyesen
1725–1809
Clemmen Ovesen
1725–
Rasmus Ovesen
1728–1731
Rasmus Ovesen
1731–1806
Laurids Ovesen
1733–1738
Niels Ovesen
1736–1756

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1715
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Morten Poulsen

    Male1638–1725Male

    Maren Ovesdatter

    Female1666–1692Female

siblings

(3)

    Pouel Mortensen

    Male1685–1703Male

    Sidsel Mortensdatter

    Female1689–1761Female

    Male1692–1767Male

World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 9

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 21

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 37

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ofue Mortensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Clemen Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Ove Mortensen in entry for Clemmen Ovesen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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