Ole Andersen

1705–1778 (Age 73)
Skyum, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Andersen was born on 21 January 1705, in Skyum, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Anders Olafsen, was 40 and his mother, Cathrine Jensdaatter, was 38. He married Kirsten Knudsen on 6 December 1721, in Vestervig, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in March 1778, in Stagstrup, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Stagstrup, Thisted, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Ole Andersen
Kirsten Knudsen
Marriage: 6 December 1721
Anne Olesen
Maren Olesen

Spouse & Children

6 December 1721
Vestervig, Thisted, Denmark


Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 8

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 24

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 25

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ole Andersen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Oluf Andersen in entry for Anne Cathrine Olufsdatter, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Death/Burial Register for Ole Andersen 1700–1778 • L8MG-HJ7

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