Niels Christian Eskildsen

22 June 1808–15 November 1886 (Age 78)
Gudum, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Eskildsen was born on 22 June 1808, in Gudum, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Eskild Christensen, was 31 and his mother, Maren Nielsdatter, was 31. He married Maren Kathrine Nielsdatter on 29 September 1838, in Sønder Kongerslev, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Nørre Kongerslev, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 15 November 1886, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Eskildsen
1808–1886
Mette Marie Larsen
1824–1904
Marriage: 23 May 1846
Carl Nielsen
1846–1846
Maren Katherine "Trenie" Eskildsen
1848–1905
Johanna Marie Eskelsen
1850–1936
Karen Maren Nielsen
1852–1856
John VanCott Eskelson
1854–1937
Karen Marie Eskildsen
1856–1916
Abraham Eskelsen
1858–1873
Sahra Nielsen
1860–1860
Olaf Niels Lilljenquist Eskildsen
1861–1864
Niels Lilljenquist Eskelsen
1865–1937

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1846Nørre Kongerslev, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1814
    Age 6
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 21
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Ludvig.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Eskild, Old Norse Áskell, Ásketill, a compound of elements meaning ‘god’ + ‘sacrificial cauldron, helmet’. This surname is rare in Norway. Compare Eskelson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eskola
    Eskelson

    Sources (48)

    • Niels Christian Edskilsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Niels Christian Eskildsen and Mette Marie Larsdatter Marriage, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Neils Christian Eskelson in entry for Mary Bowman Tripp, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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