Christian Ludolph Ebsen Sr.

26 February 1874–9 July 1951 (Age 77)
Niebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The Life Summary of Christian Ludolph

When Christian Ludolph Ebsen Sr. was born on 26 February 1874, in Niebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Peter Hans Ebsen, was 24 and his mother, Katharine Ebsen, was 20. He married Franciska Wendt on 12 March 1901, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Okeechobee, Florida, United States in 1935 and Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States for about 6 years. He died on 9 July 1951, in Naples, Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Christian Ludolph Ebsen Sr.
Franciska Wendt
Marriage: 12 March 1901
Helga Frances Ebsen
Norma Ebsen
Christian Ludolf Ebsen Jr
Vilma Marie D. Ebsen
Leslie V Ebsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1901Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built
    Age 4
    The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
    Age 16
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
    1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
    Age 24
    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

    Name Meaning

    North German and Danish: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Eggebrecht .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Christian Ebsen in household of Charlot Kuispel, "United States Census, 1900"
    • C. L. Ebsen in entry for Daniel Denoon and Helga F. Ebsen, "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957"
    • Christian L Ebsen, "Florida State Census, 1945"

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