Christian August Madsen

Male23 July 1822–16 August 1907

Brief Life History of Christian August

When Christian August Madsen was born on 23 July 1822, in Gladsakse, København, Denmark, his father, Peter Madsen, was 31 and his mother, Emerence Hermana Abel, was 36. He married Anne Louise Hastrup on 30 September 1854, in Søllerød, København, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 16 August 1907, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian August Madsen
Anne Louise Hastrup
Marriage: 30 September 1854
Victor August Hastrup Madsen

Sources (41)

  • C A Madsen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Denmark Births and Christenings, 1631-1900s
  • Christian August Madsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1854Søllerød, København, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 7

    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.


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

    English: variant of Madson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letter from C.A. Madsen to his sister Johanne (dated 2 Dec 1856)

    Hjørring 2 December 1856 My beloved sister! I have not heard from you at all, but my wife told me that Pauline had been sick. It is very important to me dear sister, if you want to, can be able to …

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