John Asmus Pape Abildskov

2 December 1895–7 April 1981 (Age 85)
Funder, Silkeborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of John Asmus Pape

When John Asmus Pape Abildskov was born on 2 December 1895, in Funder, Silkeborg, Denmark, his father, Johan Frederick Christensen Abildskov, was 38 and his mother, Ane Marie Pedersen, was 33. He married Annie Marie Peterson Abildskov on 18 May 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Salem Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 7 April 1981, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Asmus Pape Abildskov
Annie Marie Peterson Abildskov
Marriage: 18 May 1921
Junior A Abildskov
Maureen Abildskov
Dale P Abildskov

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1921Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 1
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 23
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.

    Sources (28)

    • Asmus P. Abildskov, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Asmus Pape Abildskov, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Abildskov in entry for Junior A Abildskov, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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