Paul Ernst Kofford

7 June 1813–25 May 1891 (Age 77)
Svaneke, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Paul Ernst

When Paul Ernst Kofford was born on 7 June 1813, in Svaneke, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Johan Poulsen Kofoed, was 27 and his mother, Cecelie Sidsile Nielsdatter Moller, was 22. He married Fannie Myrick in 1849, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 25 May 1891, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Paul Ernst Kofford
Fannie Myrick
Marriage: 1849
Charles Ernst Kofford
Philindia Eldredge Kofford
Levi Merrick Kofford
Fidelia Ellen Kofford
John William Kofford
George Newton Kofford
Fanny Cecelia Kofford
Abner Rudolphus Kofford
Nelson Molen Kofford
Roswell Merrick Kofford

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  • Marriage
    1849St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Danish Kofoed .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Paul E Coford, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Paul E Koffod, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Paul E. Kofford in entry for Abner Rudolphus Kofford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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