Carl Bernhardt Olsen

6 May 1842–26 June 1909 (Age 67)
Kristiania, Norway

The Life Summary of Carl Bernhardt

When Carl Bernhardt Olsen was born on 6 May 1842, in Kristiania, Norway, his father, Ole Olsen, was 33 and his mother, Berthe Nielsdatter, was 29. He married Karen Marie Christensen on 12 June 1868, in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Østre Aker, Oslo, Norway in 1850 and Box Elder Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 26 June 1909, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Bernhardt Olsen
Laurine Dorthea Knudsen
Marriage: 8 October 1874
Birdie Katinka Olsen
Lorinda Olivia Olsen
D.A. Olsen
Agnes Maria Olsen
Dorah Olsen
Dagmar Eugenia Olsen
Carlos Victor Olsen
Daniel Fritjoph Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1874Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 9
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Carl Bernhardt Olsen - Autobiography

    June 13 we boarded the Steamer Wansa, for Liverpool, England where it arrived the 16th. We remained at Liverpool until the 20th and with the British and German Saints we went on board the sailing ve …

    Sources (31)

    • Carl B Olsen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Carl B Olsen in entry for Lorinda Olsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Carl B Olsen, "United States Census, 1880"

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