Lars Olsen

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Olsen was born on 10 March 1811, in Græsted, Kronborg, Denmark, his father, Ole Andersen, was 30 and his mother, Karen Johnsdatter, was 34. He married Klara Sophie Larsdatter on 20 January 1837, in Græsted, Kronborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 March 1853, in his hometown, at the age of 42, and was buried in Græsted, Kronborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Olsen
1811–1853
Klara Sophie Larsdatter
1817–1893
Marriage: 20 January 1837
Niels Ludvig Larsen
1836–
Larsdatter
1837–1837
Christian Larsen
1839–
Karen Marie Larsdatter
1843–
Ole Larsen
1850–
Christen Larsen
1852–

Sources (4)

  • Lars Olsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Lars Olsen in entry for Christen Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Lars Olsen in entry for Christen Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (5)

1814

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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