Born: August 26, 1861, Vang, Valdres, Norway.
Died: February 13, 1925, Dickinson, North Dakota.
Buried: Graceland Cemetery, Albert Lea, Minnesota.
Ole was the son of Gulbrand Gulliksen Belsheim and Guro Olsdatter Sæte, and husband of Eda Mabel Blacklin.
He emigrated to America with his family at age five. He attended Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; Northfield Seminary; and Augsburg Seminary, Minnesota.
He held pastorates in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Albert Lea, Minnesota; Grand Meadow, Minnesota; Mandan, North Dakota; and was the first pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bismarck, North Dakota (1908–15).
He was a member of the committee that produced The Lutheran Hymnary in 1913, edited Christian Youth for two years, and translated Nils J. J. Lache’s Catechism into English in 1894.