Olof Requel Olson

16 July 1859–21 December 1932 (Age 73)
Österåker, Södermanland, Sweden

The Life of Olof Requel

When Olof Requel Olson was born on 16 July 1859, in Österåker, Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Olof Pehrsson Olsson, was 33 and his mother, Kjerstin Larsdotter, was 31. He married Betty Adelia Olson on 7 April 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 December 1932, in Oxford, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oxford, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Olof Requel Olson
Betty Adelia Olson
Marriage: 7 April 1884
Olof Angus Olson
Kristina Adelia Olson
Emil Alvin Olson
Oskar Leonard Olson
Ernest Alexander Olson
Alma Richard Olson
Ezra Emanuel Olson
Einar Per Olson

Spouse and Children

7 April 1884
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States 1946: Franklin, Idaho, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

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History of Olof Requel Olson

Olof Requel Olson was born16 July 1859 at Klockertorp, Sodermanland, Sweden. He: was the second son of Olof Per Olson and Kerstin Larson. He was raised on a farm until old enough to learn the shoemake …

Sources (3)

  • Ole Oleson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olaf R Olson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olof R Olson, "United States Census, 1920"

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