Category Archives: Olsen

Fjord Focus

I’ll start this post by saying we could be related to the Olsen twins. Or intrepid Daily Planet photojournalist Jimmy Olsen. Okay, never mind the Olsen twins. A quick Google search shows they have Danish ancestry and their last name … Continue reading

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Smiling Irish Eyes

Since tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d do a quick survey of Colin and Liam’s ancestors who came to the United States directly from Ireland. Some of the Irish surnames, besides Murphy, are Noone, Byrne, Walker, Latchford, Burke, … Continue reading

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Alfred Nils Olsen

The handsome man pictured here is Alfred Nils Olsen, my great grandfather. Though I’m sure I can’t grow an impressive mustache┬ásuch as his, the hair on his head is very familiar. I see it in the mirror daily. Born in … Continue reading

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It’s in the Bible . . .

For the past week or so, my time in front of the computer at home has been spent entering information about Reinhardt and Morrison ancestors gleaned from the death certificates mentioned in a previous post. As that information gets entered, … Continue reading

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