Andrew Or Anders Peter Olsen

7 January 1832–25 July 1928 (Age 96)
Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andrew Or Anders Peter

When Andrew Or Anders Peter Olsen was born on 7 January 1832, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ole Kjaersgaard Johansen, Kjærsgaard, was 55 and his mother, Anne Marie Iversdatter, was 45. He married Ane Johanna Mortensen on 15 December 1852, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867. He died on 25 July 1928, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Park Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Or Anders Peter Olsen
Ane Johanna Mortensen
Marriage: 15 December 1852
Anne Kirstine Olsen
Anne Marie Olson
Ole Andersen
Martina Andersen or Olsen
Oline Andersen
Ole K. Olsen
Martin Olsen
Trine Or Olivia Olsen
Magdaline Andersdatter Olsen
Peter "K" Olsen
Annie Johannah Olsen
Dosena Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1852Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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 15
    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 27
    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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    LIFE HISTORY OF ANDREW PETER OLSEN Andrew Peter Olsen, the youngest son of Ole Johansen Kjaersgaard and Ann Marie was born 7 January, 1832 in Rakkeby, Hjorring, …

    Sources (67)

    • Anders Peter Olesen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • A P Olsen in entry for Rasmus A Olsen and Ila M Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter K Olsen in entry for Desena Olsen Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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