Ole Hansen

1733–1785 (Age 52)
Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Ole

When Ole Hansen was born on 1 September 1733, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Hans Olsen, was 37 and his mother, Maren or Marie Hansdatter, was 27. He married Kari Asbiørnsdatter on 30 June 1760, in Asker, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 18 October 1785, in his hometown, at the age of 52, and was buried in Asker, Akershus, Norway.

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Ole Hansen
Kari Asbiørnsdatter
Marriage: 30 June 1760
Andreas Olson

Spouse & Children

30 June 1760
Asker, Akershus, Norway


  • Andreas Olson


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+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 3

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

Age 6

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ole Solstad in entry for Christine Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Hansen in entry for Anders Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Aker District Probate, Akershus, Norway

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