Recording Pioneers


Marcus OLSEN  ("Marc")1874/1875 - ....   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Marcus OLSEN  ("Marc")1874/1875 - ....

aka M. Olsen, Marc Olsen
nationality
occupation toolmaker/recording engineer
birth 23 Sep 1874/1875, Arendal, NORWAY
baptism
death ............., New Jersey
burial
remark arrived in USA in 1888 or 1899
marriage married ca 1905:
Nellie/Nelly ......

b. .... <1878>, ...., NORWAY
d. ............) arrived in USA 1892

children
  • Mildred H.

    b. .... <1907>, ....., NJ

  • William A.

    b. .... <1909>, ...., NJ


PARENTS

father Jorgen OLSEN (arrived in USA 1882)
mother ..............
children
  • Marcus

    b. 23 Sep 1874/1875, Arendal, NORWAY
    d. ........., New Jersey


LIFE


Toolmaker
Lived in Philadelphia from 1889-1899
In 1899 lived in Camden, New Jersey


U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925: Immigration & Travel
Name: Marcus Olsen
Birth: 23 Sep 1875 - Avondal (= Arendal)
Civil: 16 Mar 1899
Residence: Camden, New Jersey

Joined Victor in 1901

1910 CENSUS (25 Apr 1910, Camden, Camden, NJ):
Marcus OLSEN (35y) toolmaker Talking Machine Co.
Nelly (32y)
- Mildred H. (3y)
- William A. (1y)



1920 CENSUS (11 Jan 1920, Camden, Camden, NJ):
Marcus (45y) machinist Talking Machine Co.
Nellie (42y)
- Mildred H. (13y)
- William A. (11y)



1930 CENSUS (14 Apr 1930, Camden, Camden, NJ):
Marcus (55y) machines/machinist/machinery / foreman
Nellie (52y)
- Mildred H. (23y)
- William A. (21y) salesman music



U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925: Immigration & Travel
Name: Marcus Olsen
Birth: 23 Sep 1874 - Arendal, Norway
Civil: 8 Feb 1911
Residence: Camden, New Jersey


U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925: Immigration & Travel
Name: Marcus Olsen
Father: Jorgen Olsson
Birth: 23 Sep 1874 - Norway (Arendal)
Civil: 23 Dec 1920
Residence: New Jersey


Marcus OLSEN Machinist
On 18 Feb 1921 with Raymond (40y) & Ruby (38y) SOOY from NY to ENGLAND on board the SS “ADRIATIC”
Arrived at Southampton on 27 Feb 1921



On 12 June 1921 Olsen was back in New York
Marcus OLSEN (46y)
SS " MAURETANIA"
dep.: 4 June 1921, Southampton
arr.: 12 June 1921, New York
res.: 812 N. 8 St., Camden, NJ

retired on 1 December 1946 (was living at 23 E. Hazelnut Avenue, Westmont, New Jersey)


NOTES

  • Newspaper/magazine clipping from unknown (probably New Jersey area) newspaper/magazine of Jan. 1947 entitled: Bodine, Olsen Retire; Skilled in Recording.



PHOTOS



THANK YOU


George Brock-Nannestad