Ole Østensen

Vardal, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Ole

Ole Østensen was born in 1768, in Vardal, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway. He married Marte Johannesdatter about 1798, in Vardal, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Ole Østensen
Marte Johannesdatter
Marriage: about 1798
Østen Olsen
Johannes Olsen
Berthe Olsdatter

Spouse and Children

about 1798
Vardal, Gjøvik, Oppland, Norway


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1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 33

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 42

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 61

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 

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