Maren Kirstine Olsen

15 April 1887–
Lille Lyngby, Skævinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Maren Kirstine

When Maren Kirstine Olsen was born on 15 April 1887, in Lille Lyngby, Skævinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Olsen, was 27 and her mother, Karen Kirstine Olsen, was 28. She lived in Karlebo, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark in 1890.

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Family Time Line

Christen Olsen
1860–1918
Karen Kirstine Olsen
1858–
Lars Christian Olesen
1879–
Hans Peter Olsen
1882–
Carl Laurits August Olsen
1884–1963
Maren Kirstine Olsen
1887–
Anna Dorthea Margrethe Olsen
1889–
Aksel Kristian Olsen
1893–1976

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1914
Age 27
World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917
Age 30
The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939
Age 52
Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

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.

Possible Related Names

Ohlsen
Ollison
Olafsen
Olesen
Oleson

Sources (3)

  • Maren Kirstine Olsen in household of Christen Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Maren Kirstine Olsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Kirstine Olsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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