Ole Christian Astrup

1820–1876 (Age 55)
Åmli, Agder, Norway

The Life of Ole Christian

When Ole Christian Astrup was born on 15 October 1820, in Åmli, Agder, Norway, his father, Niels Nikoalisen Astrup, was 41 and his mother, Ingeborg Ross Muller, was 32. He married Johanne Christine Uchermann on 28 February 1860, in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 19 August 1876, in Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 55.

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Ole Christian Astrup
Johanne Christine Uchermann
Marriage: 28 February 1860
Johanne Kirstine Uchermann

Spouse & Children

28 February 1860
Vik, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


Parents & Siblings

  • Niels Nikoalisen Astrup


  • Ingeborg Ross Muller




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World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 5

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.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 5

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 23

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from a place called Dastrup.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ole Christian Astrup, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ole Christian Astrup, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Ole C. Astrup in entry for Arne Uchermann, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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