Ole Martin Christian Østensen

9 November 1871–4 April 1945 (Age 73)
Ulvågen, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Ole Martin Christian

When Ole Martin Christian Østensen was born on 9 November 1871, in Ulvågen, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, his father, Østen Lars Jacobsen, was 36 and his mother, Karen Kristine Nilsdatter, was 28. He married Elisabet Marie Østensen Knudsen Olsdatter on 12 May 1899, in Hadsel Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 4 April 1945, in Hadsel Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hadsel Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway.

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Ole Martin Christian Østensen
Elisabet Marie Østensen Knudsen Olsdatter
Marriage: 12 May 1899
Reidar Olaf Østensen

Spouse and Children

12 May 1899
Hadsel Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway


    Reidar Olaf Østensen


Parents and Siblings

    Østen Lars Jacobsen


    Karen Kristine Nilsdatter




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World Events (7)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 4

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

Age 5

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.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 22

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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