Oystein Abelsen

13 January 1910–7 April 1955 (Age 45)
Rødøy, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Oystein

When Oystein Abelsen was born on 13 January 1910, in Rødøy, Nordland, Norway, his father, Johan Martinus Lindegaard Abelsen, was 42 and his mother, Kristine Abelsen, was 35. He died on 7 April 1955, at the age of 45.

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Johan Martinus Lindegaard Abelsen
Kristine Abelsen
Alida Abelsen
Ragnar Antonius Abelsen
Dagny Lindegaard Abelsen
Froydis Abelsen
Asbjorn Abelsen
Oystein Abelsen

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World Events (4)

1912 · Sonja Henie

Age 2

Birth year of Sonja Henie. She was an Olympic figure skater and a movie star. She won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater.
1913 · Gerhard Naeseth

Age 3

Birth year of Gerhard Naeseth Well-known Genealogist who specialized in Norwegian-Americans and Norwegian immigration. Director and founder of the Vesterheim Genealogical Center, now called the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in Madison, Wisconsin.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 13

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic form of Axel .

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

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