Olof Nilsen

7 March 1864–28 October 1954 (Age 90)
Eidanger, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Olof

Olof Nilsen was born on 7 March 1864, in Eidanger, Telemark, Norway. He married Mari Anundsen on 7 March 1894, in Eidanger kirke, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 28 October 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 90, and was buried in Eidanger kirke, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway.

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Olof Nilsen
Mari Anundsen
Marriage: 7 March 1894
Ingeborg Nilsen
Marie Nilsen
Alfred Nilssen

Spouse and Children


    Mari Anundsen


7 March 1894
Eidanger kirke, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway


World Events (7)

1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 1

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 3

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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