Olava Andersen

about 1870–
Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Olava

When Olava Andersen was born about 1870, in Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Anders Eriksen Bjørndalen, was 38 and her mother, Thea Torkildsdatter Aabo, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Anders Eriksen Bjørndalen
1832–1898
Thea Torkildsdatter Aabo
1852–1927
Olava Andersen
1870–
Ole Andersen
1871–1872
Ole Andersen
1881–
Ole Andersen
1883–1889
Emil Andersen
1886–1889
Marius Andersen
1888–1888
Emil Andersen Aabo
1889–1962
Agnes Anderson Aabo
1892–1971
Margit Andersen Aabo
1895–1984

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 5

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1876 · Ole Rolvaag

Age 6

Birth year of Ole Rolvaag. Born in Dønna, Nordland county, Norway. He became a famous Norwegian-American author for his Giants in the Earth book series. He was also a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 12

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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