Caroline Nielsen

about 1856–25 January 1935 (Age 79)
Ønslev, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Nielsen was born about 1856, in Ønslev, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Ole Nielsen, was 39 and her mother, Caroline Amelia Mortensen, was 35. She married John Clark about 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 25 January 1935, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Clark
1855–
Caroline Nielsen
1856–1935
Marriage: about 1876
Caroline Elizabeth Clark
1878–1963
unknown Clark
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1876
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 3

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
1914

Age 58

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Caroline Clark in household of John Clark, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline Nielsen, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

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