Marie Olsen

Female4 April 1844–

Brief Life History of Marie

When Marie Olsen was born on 4 April 1844, in Nørre Ørslev, Nykøbing, Denmark, her father, Ole Hansen Skanning, was 41 and her mother, Bodil Hendrichsdatter, was 35. She lived in Nørre Ørslev, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark in 1845 and Nørre Ørslev, Nørre Ørslev, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark in 1850.

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Ole Hansen Skanning
Bodil Hendrichsdatter
Maren Kirstine Olsen
Kirsten Olsen
Berthe Olsen
Anna Margrethe Olsen
Jorgen Olsen
Marie Olsen
Karen Olsen
Hans Henrik Olsen
Niels Peder Olsen

Sources (6)

  • Maria Henriksdatter in household of Ole Hansen Hanning, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Marie Olsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maria Olsen in household of Ole Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 3

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.


Age 5

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


Age 70

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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