Olia Olsen

Female4 October 1750–

Brief Life History of Olia

Olia Olsen was christened on 4 October 1750, in Åsnes, Hedmark, Norway as the daughter of Ole Michaelsen and Olea Olsd.

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Family Time Line

Ole Michaelsen
Olea Olsd
1720–
Ronnou Olsen
1744–
Olia Olsen
1745–1748
Mickel Olsen
1747–
Olia Olsen
1750–
Ole Olsen
1753–
Torchild Olsen
1755–
Hans Olsen
1758–
Ingri Olsen
1761–

Sources (1)

  • Olia Olsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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