Christian Nielsen Garff

23 February 1848–10 March 1927 (Age 79)
Eskebjerg, Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Nielsen

When Christian Nielsen Garff was born on 23 February 1848, in Eskebjerg, Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Niels Jørgensen Garff, was 37 and his mother, Marie Jacobsen, was 27. He married Augusta Elizabeth Hanson on 29 June 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 10 March 1927, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Christian Nielsen Garff
Augusta Elizabeth Hanson
Marriage: 29 June 1874
Carl Christian Garff
Hedvig Elizabeth Garff
Sylvia Christeen Garff
Alva Helen Garff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 9
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Scharf or Scharff . Compare Sharff .

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

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    Alva Garff Wilson

    A History of Alva Garff Wilson written by herself. The following stories were found in a small notebook. They were hand written by my grandmother. Many of the stories started out the same way, …

    Sources (28)

    • Christian Garff, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Christian Garff, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Christian Garff in entry for Caroline Hilstad Garff, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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