Birth Name: Nanna Øland Fabricius
Place of Birth: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date of Birth: 2 May, 1985
Ethnicity: Danish, as well as one eighth Swedish
Oh Land is a Danish musician, singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. She is the daughter of Bendt Johannes Fabricius, an organist, and Bodil Stampe Øland, an opera singer. She has a son with her former husband, artist and designer Eske Kath; and a son with her partner Adi Zukanović.
Oh Land’s great-great-great-great-grandfather was Lutheran missionary and ethnographer Otto Fabricius, who published Fauna Groenlandica in 1780, the first zoological observations of Greenland.
Oh Land’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eighth great-grandfather, Rasmus Sørensen Smed, of Fåborg, Sallinge, Svendborg.
Oh Land’s paternal grandfather was Lars Børge Fabricius (the son of Otto Fabricius and Signe Katarina Boberg). Lars Børge was born in Copenhagen. Otto was the son of Jacob Christian Fabricius and Sophie Augusta Andersen. Signe was Swedish, from Gothenburg, and was the daughter of Carl Johan Boberg and Ida Kristina Svensson.
Oh Land’s paternal grandmother was Anne Lis Nielsen (the daughter of Thorvald Nielsen and Alhed Thiset Fabricius). Anne Lis was born in Copenhagen. Thorvald was the son of Hans Peder Nielsen and Hanne Sophie Jørgensen. Alhed was the daughter of Lars Frederik Wilhelm Fabricius and Anna Rasmine Marie Thiset.
Oh Land’s maternal grandfather was Knud Stampe Øland (the son of Jens Theodor Nielsen Øland and Anna Stampe). Knud was born in No. Jens was the son of Søren Nielsen Øland and Ane Marie Pedersen. Oh Land’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Knud Jørgensen Jensen Stampe and Johanne Bolette Nielsen.
Oh Land’s maternal grandmother was Astrid Nielsen (the daughter of Niels Christian Nielsen and Ane Marie Berthelsen). Astrid was born in Børglum. Niels was the son of Thomas Christian Nielsen and Else Margrethe Larsen. Marie was the daughter of Marthin Berthelsen and Mariane Larsen.
Sources: Genealogy of Oh Land (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Oh Land’s paternal grandfather, Lars Børge Fabricius – http://www.genealogy.fabricius-slaegt.dk
Biography of Oh Land’s paternal great-grandfather, Thorvald Nielsen – http://denstoredanske.dk
Baptismal record of Oh Land’s paternal great-grandfather, Thorvald Nielsen – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Oh Land’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Hans Peder Nielsen and Hanne Sophie Jørgensen – https://www.familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Oh Land’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Hans Peder Nielsen – https://www.familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Oh Land’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Hanne Sophie Jørgensen – https://www.familysearch.org