Iver Carl Magnus Nielsen

Brief Life History of Iver Carl Magnus

When Iver Carl Magnus Nielsen was born on 26 January 1856, in Oslo, Norway, his father, Christopher Nielsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Sophia Olufsdatter, was 40. He married Charlotte Otterstrom on 11 April 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1884 and lived in Greenwich, Piute, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 28 December 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Iver Carl Magnus Nielsen
Margrethe Louise Pedersdatter
Marriage: 22 March 1885
Charles Magnus Nielsen Jr
Margaret Louise Nielsen
Christopher Nielsen
Moses Thatcher Nielsen
Joseph F. Nielsen
George Quincy Nielsen
Knute Lester Nielsen
Clarence William Nielsen

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  • Charles M Nielson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • 1940 - Charles Magnus Nielsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Charles Magnus Nielsen, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1877: Piute, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Piute, Utah, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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Charles Magnus Nielsen by Jeffrey S. Hardy Charles Magnus Nielsen was born on 26 January 1856 in Christiania, Norway, to Christopher Nielsen and Maren Sophie Olafsen. Charles received little educati …

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