Lars Christian Madsen

Brief Life History of Lars Christian

When Lars Christian Madsen was born on 12 August 1837, in Særslev, Skippinge, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Mads Jensen, was 60 and his mother, Else Knudsdatter, was 39. He married Elsine Dorthea Jacobsen on 8 October 1861, in Trinitatis, København, Denmark. He lived in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1871 and Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 22 July 1895, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Lars Christian Madsen
Joanna McKenna
Marriage: 6 April 1870
Willard Peacock
Jens Carlos Madsen
Carrie Christena Madsen
John Madsen
Mads Christian Madson
Anna Cathrine Madsen
William James Madson
Elizabeth May Madsen
Elizabeth E Madsen
Mary Caroline "May" Madson
Anna Marie Madsen

Sources (24)

  • Lars Christian Madsr in household of Mads Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Christian Madsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Christian Madsen, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, Utah Territory, United States 1851: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

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, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

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

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