Ole Lauridsen

Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Ole

Ole Lauridsen was born in 1721, in Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark. He married Elsebeth Rasmusdatter on 18 February 1746, in Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Ole Lauridsen
Elsebeth Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 18 February 1746
Anne Olesdatter
Niels Olesen

Spouse & Children

18 February 1746
Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark


World Events (8)


Age 8

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 9

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 41

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Ole Lauridsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Ole Lauridsen Skrader in entry for Niels Olesen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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