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
1680–1746
Mette Olufsdatter
1685–1744
Maren Larsdatter
1710–1787
Karen Lauridsdatter
1716–1796
Ole Laursen
1722–1781
Lisbet Larsdatter
1713–1789
Karen Larsdatter
1719–
Mette Laursdatter
1720–1720
Johanne Lauridsdatter
1724–1795
Mette Larsdatter
1724–1801
Oluf Lauridsen
1727–1781

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1729

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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