Petrine Elizabeth Nielsen

12 October 1855–9 January 1904 (Age 48)
Århus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Petrine Elizabeth

When Petrine Elizabeth Nielsen was born on 12 October 1855, in Århus, Denmark, her father, Niels Madsen, was 29 and her mother, Anne Johanne Sørensdatter, was 28. She married Hans Lauritz Rasmussen about 1876, in Voldby, Hammel, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Voldby, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 January 1904, at the age of 48, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Lauritz Rasmussen
1852–1910
Petrine Elizabeth Nielsen
1855–1904
Marriage: about 1876
Ane Elizabeth Rasmusen
1878–1879
Parley Pratt Rasmussen
1880–1880
Orson Pratt Lauritz Rasmussen
1880–1883
Anna Janovie Rasmussen
1881–1900
George Moses Rasmussen
1883–1964
Betsy Margaret Rassmunsen
1885–1964

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1876Voldby, Hammel, Århus, Denmark
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 4
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 15
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 16859;2007: 30405; 2010: 42773)Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Nicholas
    Neilsen
    Nelsen

    Sources (10)

    • Petrine Elisebet Nielsen in household of Niels Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Madsen in entry for Betsy Margaret Rasmussen Bertelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Petrine Elisabeth Nielsen in household of Niels Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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