Peter Olaf Thomassen

29 August 1836–28 October 1891 (Age 55)
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

The Life Summary of Peter Olaf

When Peter Olaf Thomassen was born on 29 August 1836, in Drammen, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Johan Joseph Thomassen, was 31 and his mother, Anne Bolette Bronn, was 26. He married Petrine Rasmine Petersen on 22 August 1858, in Holmens, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Skannerup, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1890. In 1880, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as clerk in railroad depot in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 28 October 1891, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Peter Olaf Thomassen
Petrine Rasmine Petersen
Marriage: 22 August 1858
Fredricke Concordia Thomassen
Azar Thomassen
Oscar Thomassen
Paul Thomassen

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  • Marriage
    22 August 1858Holmens, Copenhagen, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 7
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 19
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Tor, Jorgen, Lars, Oddmund, Per. Dutch Pieter, Frans.Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Thomas .

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

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    Sources (47)

    • Peter O Thomassen in entry for Jacob Otto Thomassen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Peter A Thomassen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Peter in entry for Azos Thomassen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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