Hans Peter Olsen

30 May 1833–23 June 1908 (Age 75)
Hvirring, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Olsen was born on 30 May 1833, in Hvirring, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Ole Nielsen, was 34 and his mother, Christiane Pedersdatter, was 21. He married Ellen Kirstine Jensen on 23 November 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hvirring, Hvirring, Nim, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1834. He died on 23 June 1908, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Fountain Green Cemetery, Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Hans Peter Olsen
Ellen Kirstine Jensen
Marriage: 23 November 1861
Christeane Olsen
Mary Olsen
Elleonora C Olsen
Serena Nilsina Olsen
Hans Peter Olsen
James Oliver Olsen
Ellenora Christiana Olsen
Bertha Ann Olsen

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  • Marriage
    23 November 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 14
    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 26
    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

    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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    A Life History of Frands Christian Christensen (1835-1915)

    Biography of Frands Christian Christensen (1) (25 July 1835 - 5 January 1915) (Record last revised March 2011, by J.W.Christensen) “Mother and Father bore a strong testimony to the truthfulness of t …

    Sources (41)

    • Hans Olson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Hans Peter Olsen in entry for Joseph Christiansen and Bertha Jorgensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hans Peter Olsen in entry for Ellen Kirsten Olsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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