John Frantzen

10 March 1837–12 January 1905 (Age 67)
Nes, Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of John

When John Frantzen was born on 10 March 1837, in Nes, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Lars Frandsen Purkildstad, was 28 and his mother, Marthe Maria Johansdatter Mourud, was 25. He married Maren Andrea Adolfsen on 21 September 1861, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 12 January 1905, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, 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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    31 March 1873
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    World Events (8)

    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 6
    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,
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 18
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Gunn, Thor.North German, Norwegian, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Fran(t)z (see Francis ).

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

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    Dorius History translated by John Dorius and rewritten by L.S.Dorius

    Nicoli Dorius My Grandfather Nicoli Dorius was born September 21, 1804, at Caphag, a small village some distance from Copenhagen, Denmark. Father describes Denmark as being a beautiful country with …

    Sources (39)

    • John Frantzen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John Frantzen in entry for John Lyman Frantzen and Margaret Curtis Marx, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Frantzen in entry for Alvilda Matilda Frantzen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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