Friday, January 8, 2016

Irene H Olsen - U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012

I got a definite match up for Irene H Olsen (who is my great aunt) with the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012!! YAY! I found this one too! On the yearbook's page her pic and info is on the top left.

Here is what I found out:

Name: Irene H Olsen
Estimated birth year: abt 1922
School: Deering High School
School Location: Portland, Maine, USA
Year: 1938


Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Original data: Various school yearbooks from across the United States.


CLICK HERE to view the document.

Irene Hannah Olsen - Baptism Record

I got a definite match up for Irene Hannah Olsen (who is my great aunt) with the U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940. She is also Karl H. Olsen's youngest sister.

Here is what I found out:

Name: Irene Hannah Olsen
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 18 Aug 1920
Baptism Date: 14 Aug 1927
Baptism Place: Brooklyn, New York
Father: Martin Olsen
Mother: Josephine Olsen
Church Name: First Lutheran
Church Location: Portland, Maine


Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Original data: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. ELCA, Birth, Marriage, Deaths. Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Chicago, Illinois.


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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Olga M Olsen - U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012

I got a definite match up for Olga M Olsen (who is my great aunt) with the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012!! I'm so happy! I figured since I found her sister Doris' high school yearbook photo and school info than I might find hers too, and I did! On the yearbook's page her pic and info is the first one on the left.

Here is what I found out:

Name: Olga M Olsen
Estimated birth year: abt 1917
School: Deering High School
School Location: Portland, Maine, USA
Year: 1933


Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Original data: Various school yearbooks from across the United States.


CLICK HERE to view the document.

Doris J Olsen - U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012

I got a definite match up for Doris J Olsen (who is my great aunt) with the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012!! Her high school yearbook photo and school info! I find this very cool! In on the yearbook's page her pic and info is the last one on the right.

Here is what I found out:

Name: Doris J Olsen
Estimated birth year: abt 1917
School: Deering High School
School Location: Portland, Maine, USA
Year: 1933


Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Original data: Various school yearbooks from across the United States.


CLICK HERE to view the document.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Olga Marie Olsen & Doris Josephine Olsen - Baptism Records

I got a definite match up for Olga Marie Olsen & Doris Josephine Olsen (who are my great aunts) with the U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940. They are also Karl H. Olsen's younger sisters and I'm posting them together because it seems that they got baptized at the same time.

Here is what I found out:

Name: Olga Marie Olsen
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 2 May 1915
Baptism Date: 29 Apr 1917
Baptism Place: Brooklyn, New York
Father: Martin Olsen
Mother: Anna Olsen**
Church Name: First Lutheran
Church Location: Portland, Maine

Name: Doris Josephine Olsen
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 22 Aug 1916
Baptism Date: 29 Apr 1917
Baptism Place: Brooklyn, New York
Father: Martin Olsen
Mother: Anna Olsen**
Church Name: First Lutheran
Church Location: Portland, Maine

** I believe the person who wrote this information down either misunderstood her name or this was her nickname, since her first name was Hannah.

Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Original data: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. ELCA, Birth, Marriage, Deaths. Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Chicago, Illinois.


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Karl Harold Olsen - Baptism Record

I got a definite match up for Karl/Carl Harold Olsen (who is my paternal grandfather) with the U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940. Basically I found my grandfather's baptism record! =0)

Here is what I found out:
Name: Carl Harold Olsen
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 1913
Baptism Date: 3 May 1913
Baptism Place: Brooklyn, New York
Father: Martin Olsen
Mother: Hanna Olsen
Church Name: First Lutheran
Church Location: Portland, Maine

Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Original data: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. ELCA, Birth, Marriage, Deaths. Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Chicago, Illinois.


CLICK HERE to view the document.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

RIP Anne Andrews

I'm sorry this is being posted so late but I really wanted to post this here. My Great Aunt Anne passed away not to long ago and in honor of her here is her obituary...
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