Gabriel Gabrielsen

23 June 1870–
Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Gabriel

When Gabriel Gabrielsen was born on 23 June 1870, his father, Gabriel Andreas Gabrielsen, was 33 and his mother, Inger Marie Reinertsen, was 32. He married Lene Malene Olsen on 30 September 1896, in Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Gabriel Gabrielsen
Lene Malene Olsen
Marriage: 30 September 1896
Gustav Martin Gabrielsen
Otelia Maline Gabrielsen
Olaf Gabrielsen
Ingvald Magnus Gabrielsen

Spouse and Children

30 September 1896
Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway



    Otelia Maline Gabrielsen


    Olaf Gabrielsen


    Ingvald Magnus Gabrielsen


Parents and Siblings

    Gabriel Andreas Gabrielsen


    Inger Marie Reinertsen




    Anne Olena Gabrielsen


    Johanne Marie Gabrielsen


    Gabriel Gabrielsen



    Gine Marie Gabrielsen


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

Age 5

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Dutch and Scandinavian: patronymic from the personal name Gabriel. See Gabriel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gabriel Gabrielsen in entry for Gustav Martin Gilbertson, "Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998"
  • Gabriel Gabrielsen in entry for Otilie Malene Gabrielsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gabriel Gabrielsen in entry for Ingvald Magnus Gabrielsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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