Emma Caroline Arnesen

4 January 1858–3 May 1937 (Age 79)
Oslo, Norway

The Life Summary of Emma Caroline

When Emma Caroline Arnesen was born on 4 January 1858, in Oslo, Norway, her father, Augustinus Arnesen, was 24 and her mother, Caroline Martina Johannesdatter, was 31. She married Ezekiel Ray Greenhalgh on 9 February 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Kristiania, Norway in 1865. She died on 3 May 1937, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Ray Greenhalgh
Emma Caroline Arnesen
Marriage: 9 February 1874
William Ezekiel Greenhalgh
Emma Mary Greenhalgh
Albert Augustus Greenhalgh
David Joseph Greenhalgh
Henry Alonzo Greenhalgh
Clara Matilda Greenhalgh
Jesse Ray Greenhalgh
Zelphia Martina Greenhalgh
Carl Daniel Greenhalgh
Lavina Avanes Greenhalgh
Geneva May Greenhalgh
Angus Leo Greenhalgh
George Ernest Greenhalgh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · School Act
    Age 2
    School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    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, Aksel, Alf, Arndt, Egil, Niels, Ottar.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Arne, a short form of any of various Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element (see Arne 1).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Augustinus Arnesen b. 22 April 1833, Utah Pioneer

    https://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/companyPioneers?lang=eng&companyId=474 Unknown Pioneer Companies (1847-1868) age birth date …

    Sources (53)

    • Emma C Greenhalgh, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Evinina Arenson in entry for Clara Matilda Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Emma Ernason Greenhalgh, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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