Henrik Østensen Brabandt

Nes, Hole, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Henrik

When Henrik Østensen Brabandt was born on 5 January 1831, in Nes, Hole, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Osten Henriksen, was 33 and his mother, Barbro Larsdatter, was 30. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Ingeborg Knutsdatter Brabant. In 1910, at the age of 79, his occupation is listed as pensioner in Nes, Hole, Buskerud, Norway.

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Henrik Østensen Brabandt
Ingeborg Knutsdatter Brabant
Osten Hendricksen Brabandt
Barbo Hendriksdatter
Knud Hendriksen
Lars Hendriksen

Spouse & Children



  • Osten Hendricksen Brabandt


  • Barbo Hendriksdatter


  • Male1864–Male

  • Male1875–1949Male

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World Events (8)

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Age 1

"Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem ""Ja, vi elsker."""
1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 3

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1862 · Homestead Act

Age 31

Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.

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Sources (3)

  • Hendrich Ostensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Hendrik Ostensen in entry for Barbro Hendriksdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Henrik Ostensen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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