Josefine Olsdatter

Female3 April 1855–24 December 1943

Brief Life History of Josefine

When Josefine Olsdatter was born on 3 April 1855, in Aker, Akershus, Norway, her father, Ole Christiansen, was 32 and her mother, Marthe Marie Olsen, was 23. She married Ole Ingebretsen Strom on 19 October 1873, in Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Kristiania, Norway in 1901. She died on 24 December 1943, in Høybråten, Oslo, Norway, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Ole Ingebretsen Strom
Josefine Olsdatter
Marriage: 19 October 1873
Ovidia Engebretsen Strom
Engebretsen Strom
Johan Sylvander Engebretsen
Karen Eliza Ström
Olga Amalie Ingebretsen
Olaf Daniel Ingebretsen Strom
Margit Engebretsen Strom
Gulborg Engebretsen Strom
Magda Engebretsen Strom

Sources (29)

  • Josephine Olsen in entry for Gulborg Hansen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Josefine Strøm, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Josephine in entry for Margaret Strom Aamodt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1873Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

    Age 2

    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

    1860 · School Act

    Age 5

    School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.

    1882 · Sigrid Undset

    Age 27

    Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Josephine .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    {My name is Amy Pederson Bowman. Verna Lucille Josephine Aamodt Melton is my grandmother. In my family, we call her "Grandma Melton". My mother is Verna's third child and first daughter, Penelope L …

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