Ole Nielsen

1799–1879 (Age 79)
Hune, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Nielsen was born on 7 July 1799, in Hune, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Christensen, was 58 and his mother, Gjertrud Andersen, was 40. He married Kirsten Hansen on 21 December 1823, in Hune, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 16 daughters. He lived in Flakkebjerg, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark in 1855 and Hune, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died on 29 April 1879, in Hune, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Ole Nielsen
1799–1879
Kirsten Hansen
1800–1868
Marriage: 21 December 1823
Lars Hansen
1814–
Elen Johanna Olsdr Beddin
1824–
Mette Kirstine Olesen
1825–1826
Niels Christian Olesen
1827–1855
Karen Olsdatter
1827–
Ane Marie Olsen
1827–
Mette Kirstine Olesen
1829–1894
Lars Olsen
1832–
Gjertrud Marie Cathrine Olesen
1833–1836
Karen Olesdr
1834–
Ann Sofie Olsd
1835–
Gjertrud Marie Cathrine Olesen
1836–1839
Inger Marie Olsdr
1837–
Mette Olsdatter
1838–
Niels Peter Olsen
1839–
Hans Christian Olesen
1839–1881
Karen Olsdatter
1840–
Ane Kristen Olesdatter
1841–
Jensine Andrea Olesen
1842–
N N Olsen
1844–
Johanne Lisbeth Olsen
1846–
Maren Olesdatter
1846–
Niels Olsen
1849–
Hans Olsen
1851–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1823
Hune, Hjørring, Denmark
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siblings

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World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 6

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 9

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 30

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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