Olivia Petersen

16 August 1839–15 January 1912
Skårup, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Olivia

When Olivia Petersen was born on 16 August 1839, in Skårup, Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Ditlev PETERSEN, was 34 and her mother, Olivia Marie Barbara OLSEN, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Hans Bredahl Møller. She lived in Skårup, Sunds, Svendborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Vejstrup, Gudme, Svendborg, Denmark in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Hans Bredahl Møller
Olivia Petersen
Hans Bredahl Møller
Anna Semine Olivia Inge Bredal- Møller
Nanna Bredal- Møller

Spouse and Children



    Hans Bredahl Møller


    Anna Semine Olivia Inge Bredal- Møller


    Nanna Bredal- Møller


Parents and Siblings

    Ditlev PETERSEN


    Olivia Marie Barbara OLSEN




    Peter Mathias Petersen



    Anton Frederik Skov Petersen


    Dorothea Marie Petersen


World Events (8)

1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 4

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 8

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 20

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olivia Petersen Møller in household of Hans Bredahl Moller, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Olivia Petersen in household of Dilled Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Olivia Petersen in household of Ibber Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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