Oluf Lauridsen

1727–1781 (Age 54)
Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Oluf

When Oluf Lauridsen was born on 22 January 1727, in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Laurs Christensen, was 47 and his mother, Mette Olufsdatter, was 42. He died on 26 December 1781, in his hometown, at the age of 54, and was buried in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurs Christensen
Mette Olufsdatter
Maren Larsdatter
Karen Lauridsdatter
Ole Laursen
Lisbet Larsdatter
Karen Larsdatter
Mette Laursdatter
Johanne Lauridsdatter
Mette Larsdatter
Oluf Lauridsen

Parents & Siblings



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World Events (6)


Age 2

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 3

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.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 15

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Oluf Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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