Johannes Østensen

1886–1960 (Age 73)
Snik, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Østensen was born on 3 September 1886, in Snik, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Osten Matteusen Snik, was 40 and his mother, Kristin, was 38. He married Josephine Caroline Nilsdatter about 1908, in Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1930. He died in 1960, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Østensen
Josephine Caroline Nilsdatter
Marriage: about 1908
Jacob "Jack" Ostensen
Elisa Ostensen
Osten Ostensen
Kaare Ostensen
John Ostensen Jr.

Spouse & Children

  • Male1886–1960Male

  • Josephine Caroline Nilsdatter


about 1908
Rogaland, Norway


  • Jacob "Jack" Ostensen


  • Elisa Ostensen


  • Osten Ostensen


  • Kaare Ostensen


  • Male1923–1993Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Osten Matteusen Snik


  • Kristin




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 7

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1912 · Sonja Henie

Age 26

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.

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Sources (3)

  • John Ostensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Snig Ostensen, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • John Ostensen Snig, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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