Alvilda Matilda Arnesen

26 September 1855–28 September 1923 (Age 68)
Oslo, Norway

The Life Summary of Alvilda Matilda

When Alvilda Matilda Arnesen was born on 26 September 1855, in Oslo, Norway, her father, Augustinus Arnesen, was 22 and her mother, Caroline Martina Johannesdatter, was 28. She married John Frantzen on 31 March 1873. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 28 September 1923, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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John Frantzen
Alvilda Matilda Arnesen
Marriage: 31 March 1873
Clara Minerva Frantzen
Lorenzo Aurelius Frantzen
Elenora Matilda Frantzen
Joseph Alonzo Frantzen
Nellie Amelia Frantzen
Zina Geneva Frantzen
Ruth Virginia Frantzen
John Lyman Frantzen
Royal Alma Frantzen
Mary "LaVerne" Frantzen

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  • Marriage
    31 March 1873
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 2
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aksel, Alf, Arndt, Egil, Niels, Ottar.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Arne, a short form of any of various Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element (see Arne 1).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Augustinus Arnesen b. 22 April 1833, Utah Pioneer Unknown Pioneer Companies (1847-1868) age birth date …

    Sources (34)

    • Avilda Matilda Frantzen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Matilda Arneson in entry for John Lyman Frantzen and Margaret Curtis Marx, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Alvilda Matilda Frantzen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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