Niels August Abelin

Male10 June 1883–25 March 1934

Brief Life History of Niels August

When Niels August Abelin was born on 10 June 1883, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Magnus Magnusson Abelin, was 29 and his mother, Johannah Maria Christiansen, was 25. He married Lavern Olivia Andersen on 4 September 1912, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Emery, Emery, Utah, United States for about 4 years. He died on 25 March 1934, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Emery, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Niels August Abelin
Lavern Olivia Andersen
Marriage: 4 September 1912

Sources (23)

  • 1930 United States Census for Neils August Abelin & Lavern Olivia Andersen
  • Niels August Abelin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Niels A Abelin, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    4 September 1912Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 13

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 15

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Muslim (mainly Bangladesh and India): from a personal name based on Arabic ʿābidīn ‘worshipers’ (plural of ʿābid; see Abed 1), which is also found in compound names such as Zain ul-ʿĀbidīn ‘ornament of the worshipers’, an attribute of Ali ibn Husayn (c. 659–713), the fourth imam of the Shiites. Compare Abdin .

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

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