Ole Lauridsen

1715–1754 (Age 39)
Tjæreby, Idestrup, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Ole

Ole Lauridsen was born about 1715, in Tjæreby, Idestrup, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark. He married Karen Rasmusdatter on 3 May 1744, in Idestrup, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died in June 1754, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Idestrup, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Ole Lauridsen
Karen Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 3 May 1744
Maren Olsdatter
Rasmus Olsen
Maren Olsen
Anna Olsdatter
Birthe Olsen

Spouse & Children

3 May 1744
Idestrup, Maribo, Denmark


World Events (4)


Age 14

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 15

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 22

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

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 (3)

  • Ole Glambech in entry for Rasmus Olsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Ole Glambech in entry for Anna Olsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Ole Glambech in entry for Birthe Olsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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