John Ostensen Bratterud

1865–1952 (Age 86)
Gransherad, Telemark, Norway

The Life of John

When John Ostensen Bratterud was born on 30 June 1865, in Gransherad, Telemark, Norway, his father, Østen Olsen Bratterud, was 32 and his mother, Astri Jonsdatter, was 28. He had at least 2 sons with Anne Olsdatter. He died in 1952, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Ostensen Bratterud
1865–1952
Anne Olsdatter
1871–
Osten Johnsen Bratterud
1892–1902
Ole Johnsen Bratterud
1903–1984

Spouse & Children

children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Østen Olsen Bratterud

    Male1833–Male

  • Astri Jonsdatter

    Female1836–Female

siblings

(11)

  • Lars Østensen

    Male1858–1866Male

  • Aslaug Østensdatter

    Female1860–Female

  • Ole Ostensen Bratterud

    Male1862–Male

  • Turi Østensdatter

    Female1864–Female

  • Male1865–1952Male

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Emigration lists

Age 2

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 4

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Østen, from Øystein, Old Norse Eysteinn, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘gift’ + steinn ‘stone’.

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

Sources (1)

  • John Østensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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