Olava Mathea Henriksen

Brief Life History of Olava Mathea

When Olava Mathea Henriksen was born on 24 March 1858, in Drøbak, Akershus, Norway, her father, Hans Henriksen, was 36 and her mother, Karen Kristine Christiansdatter, was 37. She married Hans Rasmusen on 27 October 1880, in Undrumsdal, Re, Vestfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 February 1922, in Drøbak, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 63, and was buried in Drøbak, Akershus, Norway.

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Hans Rasmusen
Olava Mathea Henriksen
Marriage: 27 October 1880
Olga Marie Rasmussen
Rudolph Hansen

Sources (8)

  • Olava Mathea Henriksen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Mathea Hansen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Olava Mathea Rasmussen in entry for Rudolf, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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World Events (8)

1860 · School Act

School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.

1860 · Andreas Bloch

Birth year of Andreas Bloch. Well-known painter and illustrator. He is remembered primarily for his drawings. His works are represented in both the National Gallery and in the Oslo City Museum.

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Erik, Niels, Sven, Anders, Bente, Bjorg, Gunner, Iver, Ketil, Knud, Lief. German Kurt, Hans, Hans Peter, Inge, Margrethe, Math, Philo.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Henrik (see Henry 1). Compare Hendricksen and Henricksen .

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

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