Jens Frederich Samuelsen

13 June 1833–27 October 1854 (Age 21)
Oslo, Norway

The Life of Jens Frederich

When Jens Frederich Samuelsen was born on 13 June 1833, his father, Samuel Svendsen, was 41 and his mother, Johanne Andersdatter, was 38. He died on 27 October 1854, in Liberty, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Valders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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Samuel Svendsen
Johanne Andersdatter
Sophie Marie Samuelsdatter
Svend Samuelsen
Jens Frederich Samuelsen

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World Events (7)

1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 1

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 10

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Samuel .

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

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