Alfred Franklin Madsen

1897–1958 (Age 60)
Milford, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Alfred Franklin

When Alfred Franklin Madsen was born on 9 December 1897, in Milford, Beaver, Utah, United States, his father, James Christian Madsen, was 38 and his mother, Annie Katherine Jensen, was 33. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 31 July 1958, at the age of 60, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Christian Madsen
Annie Katherine Jensen
James Chester Madsen
Edna Madsen
Nellie Geneva Madsen
Clarence Leroy Madsen
Erma LaVera Madsen
Alfred Franklin Madsen
Kenneth Waldo Madsen
Alvin Marlow Madsen

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 2

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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A Short Life Sketch of Alfred Franklin Madsen by his father, James Christian Madsen

On December 9, 1897, another boy was born to James and Annie Madsen and we named him Alfred Franklin Madsen. He was baptized by Elder Miles A. Romney, Salt Lake City, March 31st, 1906, and confi …

Sources (3)

  • Alfred Franklin Madsen in household of James Christian Madsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • A Franklin Madsen in household of James C Madsen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alfred F Madsen in household of James C Madsen, "United States Census, 1900"

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