Ole Hansen
(1805-1855)
Berthe Marie Nielsdatter
(1814-1853)

Johan Wilhelm Olsen
(1848-1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Carolina Olausdotter Augustin

Johan Wilhelm Olsen 71,76,274,1139,1140

  • Born: 15 Feb 1848, Hvalørene (Hvaler), Østfold, Norway
  • Christened: 24 Apr 1848, Hvaler, Østfold, Norway
  • Marriage (1): Carolina Olausdotter Augustin on 9 Jan 1871 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway 73
  • Died: 14 Jun 1930, Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway
  • Buried: 21 Jun 1930, Fredrikstad Østre, Østfold, Norway

   Another name for Johan was Wilhelm Olsen.76

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  General Notes:

S.W. Karlsen of Fredriksstad Blad was told by a genealogist in Norway that:
"Johan Wilhelm Olsen married Karoline Olavesdatter. They had five children (this is apparently incorrect). The family lived in Voldgaten 2 in the old town in Fredrikstad. They bought the house 16.09.1888 for 6000 norw. kroner from Peter Isak Nygaard, who also was a house-painter. Johan Wilhelm Olsen worked for him. Olsen bought the house after Nygaard died. The original house on the site burnt down in 1858, but it was rebuilt."

Thorstein Johnsen recorded:
"Han mistet sine foreldre da han var 7 år gammel og ble borsatt av fattigvesenet til gåarden Kjenvik beliggende på østsiden av Kirkøy. Flyttet til Gamlebyen i Fredrikstad i 1864 hvor han gikk i malerlære. Startet egen malerforretning 1876."

  Research Notes:

He was named Wilhelm when he was baptised.

In the census for 1865 Wilhelm Olsen was an 18 year old servant for Hans L. Thalberg and his family in Fredrikstad. 1141

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  Noted events in his life were:

• He worked as a house painter [Malermester] in 1900 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway.


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Johan married Carolina Olausdotter Augustin, daughter of Olaus Johannson Augustin and Oleana Jacobsdotter, on 9 Jan 1871 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway.73 (Carolina Olausdotter Augustin was born on 26 Sep 1846 in Østad gård, Naverstad, Bohuslen, Sweden, christened on 2 Oct 1846 in Naverstad, Bohuslen, Sweden,1142 died on 28 Dec 1926 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway and was buried on 4 Jan 1927 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway.)


  Marriage Notes:

When they married his father was recorded as Ole Hansen and her father was recorded as Olaus Augustin.

In the census for 1900 Wilhelm and Karoline lived at Voldgade 2 in Fredrikstad. They had three children living with them, all unmarried: Johan Wilhelm, Kristian Oskar and Sofie Wilhelmine. Wilhelm and Karoline were at Voldgaten 2 in 1910, with no children present. 73,434,1143