Ole Villumsen Lauridsen

Gjesing, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Ole Villumsen

When Ole Villumsen Lauridsen was born on 18 March 1868, in Gjesing, Randers, Denmark, his father, Mauris Lauridsen, was 33 and his mother, Mette Kjerstine Olesen, was 29. He married Loetta L Smith on 12 December 1906, in Carbon, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Bryndum, Skast, Ribe, Denmark in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Ole Villumsen Lauridsen
Loetta L Smith
Marriage: 12 December 1906

Spouse & Children

12 December 1906
Carbon, Wyoming, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Mauris Lauridsen


  • Mette Kjerstine Olesen




  • Karen Lauridsen


  • Laurids Hansen Lauridsen


  • Ellen Lauridsen


  • Grethe Maria Lauridsen


  • Male1868–Male

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World Events (6)


Age 46

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 49

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 71

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ole Lauridsen in household of Marius Lauridsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Ole Villumsen Lauridsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Ole Villumsen Lauridsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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