William Christian Nielsen

6 October 1867–18 November 1919 (Age 52)
Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of William Christian

When William Christian Nielsen was born on 6 October 1867, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, William Christian Nielsen, was 33 and his mother, Jensine Iversen, was 33. He married Martha Ann Jensen on 20 June 1894, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 November 1919, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Christian Nielsen
Carrie Whitestone
Marriage: 8 March 1911
William Whitestone Nielsen
Ila Nielsen
Harold Whitestone Nielsen
Eva Neilsen

Spouse and Children

8 March 1911


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 14

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, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Neilsen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William C. Nielsen in household of Jensine Nielsen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arnold Neilsen in household of William Neilsen, "United States Census, 1910"

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