Ole Larsen

1721–22 December 1805 (Age 85)
Tollerup, Melby, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Larsen was born in 1721, in Tollerup, Melby, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Lars Olsen, was 41 and his mother, Mrs. Lars Olsen, was 36. He married Kirsten Mortensdatter on 12 May 1746, in Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 22 December 1805, at the age of 84, and was buried in Torup, Torup, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Ole Larsen
Kirsten Mortensdatter
Marriage: 12 May 1746
Kirsten Olsdatter
Niels Olsen
ole olsen
Kirsten Olsen
Morten Olsen
Ellen Olsdatter
Ole Olsen
Rasmus Olsen

Spouse and Children

12 May 1746
Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lars Olsen


    Mrs. Lars Olsen




+1 More Child

World Events (7)


Age 8

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 9

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 23

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Larsen in entry for Kirsten, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Denmark Census, Torplille, Torup, Frederiksborg
  • Denmark Census, Torplille, Torup, Frederiksborg

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