Sara Johanne Melvina Clemensen

21 January 1855–11 November 1943 (Age 88)
Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Sara Johanne Melvina

When Sara Johanne Melvina Clemensen was born on 21 January 1855, in Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Ole Nicolai Clemensen, was 26 and her mother, Anne Marie Christine Johansen, was 27. She married Abner Crane about 1877, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bingham, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 11 November 1943, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abner Crane
Sara Johanne Melvina Clemensen
Marriage: about 1877
Anna Rebecca Crane
Irene Crane
Wesley A. C. Crane
Mary E. Crane
William Burke Crane

Spouse and Children

about 1877
Utah, United States



    Irene Crane


    Wesley A. C. Crane


    Mary E. Crane


    William Burke Crane


Parents and Siblings

    Ole Nicolai Clemensen


    Anne Marie Christine Johansen




World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 4

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.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Clemens ( see Clement ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sara Clemensen in household of Ole Clemensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • M Crane in household of Abner Crane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Malvina C Seeley in household of Hyrum Seeley, "United States Census, 1930"

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