Petrine Elizabeth Nielsen

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

The Life 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 1876
Voldby, 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

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Petrine Elisebet Nielsen in household of Niels Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Petrine Elisabeth Nielsen in household of Niels Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Rasmuson in household of Hans Rasmuson, "United States Census, 1900"

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