Olaf Bernhard Torkelsøn Aaker

1873–1939 (Age 65)
Sandsvaer, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Olaf Bernhard Torkelsøn

When Olaf Bernhard Torkelsøn Aaker was born on 3 November 1873, in Sandsvaer, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Torkel Timansen Rogstad, was 39 and his mother, Maren Helene Olsdatter Ulleberg, was 37. He died on 4 April 1939, in Sandsvaer, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sandsvaer, Buskerud, Norway.

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Torkel Timansen Rogstad
Maren Helene Olsdatter Ulleberg
Torvald Peder Torkelsøn Åker
Gina Marie Thorkilsdatter Aaker
Olaf Bernhard Torkelsøn Aaker
Anton Martin Torkelsøn Aaker

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World Events (6)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 2

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1876 · Ole Rolvaag

Age 3

Birth year of Ole Rolvaag. Born in Dønna, Nordland county, Norway. He became a famous Norwegian-American author for his Giants in the Earth book series. He was also a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 20

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): variant of Aker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Olaf Bernhard Timandsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Olav Såtvedt Sandsværs historie vol IV page 233 Åker
  • Olav Såtvedt Sandsværs historie vol IV page 248 Åker

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