Ole Østensen

1757–1830 (Age 73)
Tinn, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Ole

Ole Østensen was born in 1757, in Tinn, Telemark, Norway as the son of Østen Vaalund and Birgit Tollevsjorden Gunnulvsdatter. He married Groe Olsdatter on 24 June 1785. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 January 1830, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Ole Østensen
1757–1830
Groe Olsdatter
1759–
Marriage: 24 June 1785
Osten Olson
1788–1810
Ole Olsen
1791–
Birgit Olsdatter
1795–1810
Anne Olsdatter
1797–1810
Groe Olesdatter
1798–1810

Spouse & Children

  • Male1757–1830Male

  • Groe Olsdatter

    Female1759–Female

MARRIAGE
24 June 1785
children

(5)

  • Osten Olson

    Male1788–1810Male

  • Ole Olsen

    Male1791–Male

  • Birgit Olsdatter

    Female1795–1810Female

  • Anne Olsdatter

    Female1797–1810Female

  • Groe Olesdatter

    Female1798–1810Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(2)

  • Male1757–1830Male

  • Birgite Østensdatter

    Female1760–1810Female

World Events (4)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 44

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 53

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 68

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Østensen in entry for Groe Olesdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ole Østensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1757"
  • Ole Ostensen 1757 Tinn Parish Birth/Baptism Image

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