August Christiansen Nielsen

6 August 1860–8 January 1937 (Age 76)
Stubberup, Tingsted, Nykøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of August Christiansen

When August Christiansen Nielsen was born on 6 August 1860, in Stubberup, Tingsted, Nykøbing, Denmark, his father, Lars Nielsen, was 32 and his mother, Sidsel Pedersdatter, was 34. He married Emma Katherina Oversen on 3 April 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 8 January 1937, in Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Leamington Cemetery, Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Christiansen Nielsen
1860–1937
Emma Katherina Oversen
1868–1957
Marriage: 3 April 1884
Fred Nielson
1886–1982
Wells August Nielson
1888–1975
Sina Barta Nielson
1890–1984
Spencer Jay Nielson
1893–1966
LaClead Nielson
1896–1985
Shelby Francis Nielson
1899–1960
LeRoy Nielson
1901–1967
Arvilla Sidsel Nielson
1904–1997
Kenneth Norman Nielsen
1907–1993
Gerald Nielson
1910–1987

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 8
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Nicholas
    Neilsen
    Nelsen

    Sources (41)

    • August Nielson in entry for Unknown, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • August Nielson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • August in entry for Kenneth Nielson and Ruth Nelson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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