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Origins Available: Danish, Norwegian
Where did the Norwegian Olesen family come from? What is the Norwegian Olesen family crest and coat of arms? When did the Olesen family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Olesen family history?
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Olesen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Andrew Olesen arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Triumph" in 1883
- Ann C. Olesen arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Triumph" in 1883
- Julius Olesen, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1929-31
- Anna Dickey Olesen, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Minnesota, 1920; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1922
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- Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
- Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
- Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
The Olesen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olesen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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