Nielsine Christine Nielsen

8 April 1840–25 September 1879 (Age 39)
Astrup, Åstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Nielsine Christine

When Nielsine Christine Nielsen was born on 8 April 1840, in Astrup, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Niels Christen Christensen, was 40 and her mother, Catherina Marie Christensdatter, was 35. She married Knud Mikkelsen on 30 April 1864, in Shipp, Pierpont Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. She died on 25 September 1879, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian Sørensen
Nielsine Christine Nielsen
Marriage: 14 April 1866
Hansena Katrine Hegsted
Hannah Hegsted
Niels Hegsted
Bertha Hegsted
Sine Hegsted
Joseph Hegsted
Isaac Hegsted
Knud Casper Benjamin Hegsted

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 April 1866Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 7
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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    Memories of Our Parents

    Hans Christian Sorensen Hegsted Mary Borglum Hegsted Ane Christina Iversen Hegsted Nelsina Christina Nielsen Hegsted Material gathered and written about 1947 and 1948 by Inga Hegsted Shurtleff Edi …

    Sources (19)

    • Inger Kirstine Nielsdatter in household of Niels Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Nelsina Nelson in entry for Hannah Hegsted Metzler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Christiane Nielsdatter in household of Niels Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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