Olav Olson

3 February 1924–9 April 2014 (Age 90)
Edinburg, Walsh, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Olav

When Olav Olson was born on 3 February 1924, in Edinburg, Walsh, North Dakota, United States, his father, Carl Christopherson Olson, was 28 and his mother, Andrea Anderson Hjelseng, was 24. He married Bernice Ann Fjalstad on 28 October 1945, in Edmore, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 9 April 2014, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Olav Olson
Bernice Ann Fjalstad
Marriage: 28 October 1945
Stephen Paul Olson
Paulette Eileen Olson

Spouse and Children

28 October 1945
Edmore, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States



    Paulette Eileen Olson


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Dedicated

Age 3

The dedication of the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on October 23, 1927. The temple was dedicated by Heber J. Grant.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Olaf Olson in entry for Frank Louis Hoots and Paulette Eileen Olson Williams, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Robert Whittington in entry for Bernice Ann Olson Whittington Fjalstad Hall, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ola Olson in entry for Alyce C Soper, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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