Theodore Michael Samuelsen

9 November 1840–21 March 1892 (Age 51)
Ølsted, Havreballegård, Denmark

The Life Summary of Theodore Michael

When Theodore Michael Samuelsen was born on 9 November 1840, in Ølsted, Havreballegård, Denmark, his father, Michael Samuelsen Nicolaisen Rebslager, was 62 and his mother, Mette Kirsten Hansen, was 29. He married Marie Frederike Sorensen on 29 March 1868, in Breivika, Tjeldsund, Troms og Finnmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. His occupation is listed as carpenter in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 21 March 1892, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Theodore Michael Samuelsen
Marie Frederike Sorensen
Marriage: 29 March 1868
Theodore Michael Samuelson
Elise Sophie Samuelsen
Hilda Marie Samuelsen
Gerda Lawise Samuelson
William Edward Samuelson
Emma Matine Samuelsen
Hannah Mathilda Samuelsen
Albert Martin Samuelsen
Frederick Alexander Samuelsen
John Franklin Samuelsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1868Breivika, Tjeldsund, Troms og Finnmark, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 7
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 19
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sig, Thor. German Gunter.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Samuel .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Theodore Michael Samuelsen committed suicide locked up his house. He was found by his son, William (Bill) Samuelson, who climbed up into the house through a window.

    Sources (7)

    • Theodore Samuelson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Theodore Michael Samuelson in entry for William E. Samuelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Theodor Michael Samuelsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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