Johan Hendrik Olsen

29 November 1848–5 May 1921 (Age 72)
Kleven, Lister og Mandal, Norway

The Life Summary of Johan Hendrik

When Johan Hendrik Olsen was born on 29 November 1848, in Kleven, Lister og Mandal, Norway, his father, John Olsen, was 32 and his mother, Johanne Gjertsdatter, was 32. He married Olive Clark on 13 June 1870, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 5 May 1921, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States.

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Johan Hendrik Olsen
Olive Clark
Marriage: 13 June 1870
Frank Henry Olsen
Byron Leonard Olsen
Jonas LeRoy Olsen
Laffayette Olsen
William Edward Olsen
Marion Olive Olsen
Grace Rosetta Olsen
Blaine Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1870Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries 1858: Walla Walla, Washington Territory, United States 1858: Spokane, Washington Territory, United States 1860: Missoula, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Missoula, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Missoula, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Missoula, Montana, United States
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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    LKVY-CWX !Par Reg Sondeled 39694, pt. 2 (Dorothy L. Hansen Jensen). Had him born Sept 1848. I saw the actual records and he was born on 29 November 1848 (May 2014 - Internet) Also baptized 13 Apr 1 …

    Sources (23)

    • John Henry Olsen in entry for Marian Olive Mccall, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Henry Olsen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • J. Henry Olsen in entry for Jonas Leroy Olsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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