Ole Jacob Nygaard

4 March 1877–31 January 1949 (Age 71)
Norway

The Life of Ole Jacob

When Ole Jacob Nygaard was born on 4 March 1877, in Norway, his father, Jacob Jorgensen Nygaard, was 32 and his mother, Elisabet Olsdr Fosbak, was 26. He married Elisif Paralie Jacobsen on 11 April 1897, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Ibestad Prestegjeld, Troms, Norway in 1877 and Yale County, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. He died on 31 January 1949, in Bella Coola 1, Central Coast, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Ole Jacob Nygaard
1877–1949
Elisif Paralie Jacobsen
1879–1939
Marriage: 11 April 1897
John Lawrence Nygaard
1903–1927
Melvin Edward Nygaard
1906–1980
Olaf Edwin Nygaard
1908–1926
Harry Alger Nygaard
1918–1933

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1949Male

    Elisif Paralie Jacobsen

    Female1879–1939Female

MARRIAGE
11 April 1897
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
children

(4)

    John Lawrence Nygaard

    Male1903–1927Male

    Male1906–1980Male

    Olaf Edwin Nygaard

    Male1908–1926Male

    Harry Alger Nygaard

    Male1918–1933Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1876–1963Male

    Male1877–1949Male

    Marit Louise Nygaard

    Female1878–1942Female

    Marie Sesilie Nygaard

    Female1881–1931Female

    Emma Josefine Nygaard

    Female1883–1942Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 5

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 16

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 23

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from ny ‘new’ + gård ‘farm’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Nygaard, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Ole Jorgensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Jacob Nygaard, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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