Ole Andersen

10 April 1802–5 August 1882 (Age 80)
Gierslev, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ole

When Ole Andersen was born on 10 April 1802, in Gierslev, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Anders Olesen, was 29 and his mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 37. He married Bodil Rasmusdatter on 9 July 1831, in Gørlev, Sæbygård, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bårse, Bårse, Vordingborg, Denmark in 1860 and Finderup, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark in 1860. In 1880, at the age of 78, his occupation is listed as laborer in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 5 August 1882, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Andersen
Bodil Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 9 July 1831
Rasmus Anderson
Anders Olsen
Ane Marie Olsen Andersen
Maren Sophie Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 July 1831Gørlev, Sæbygård, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
    Age 3
    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 23
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (49)

    • Ole Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Ole Anderson in entry for Anna Marie Dastrup, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ole Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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