Martin Olson

8 December 1854–25 February 1936 (Age 81)
Oslo, Norway

The Life of Martin

Martin Olson was born on 8 December 1854, in Oslo, Norway. He married Mary H. Anderson on 19 July 1884. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Whitewood Township, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Estelline, Hamlin, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 25 February 1936, at the age of 81, and was buried in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Oldham, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Olson
1854–1936
Mary H. Anderson
1862–1936
Marriage: 19 July 1884
Mathilda Olson
1885–1976
Serine Olson
1887–1980
Henry Martin Olson
1889–1959
Louis Olson
1892–1893
Lena Olson
1894–1987
Lewis Olson
1896–1967
Carl Olson
1899–1968
Sanford Nicoli Olson
1904–1906
Pearl Eunice Olson
1909–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 July 1884
South Dakota
children

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World Events (8)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 1

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martin Olson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martin Olson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martin Olsen in household of Johann L Blote, "United States Census, 1930"

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