Catherine Frandsen

7 February 1838–5 April 1908 (Age 70)
Idestrup, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Frandsen was born on 7 February 1838, in Idestrup, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Frans Madsen, was 54 and her mother, Margrethe Jensdtr, was 28. She married Jens Nielsen on 19 December 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 5 April 1908, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Nielsen
Catherine Frandsen
Marriage: 19 December 1863
Anders Nielsen
Anna Margrethe Nielsen
Catherine Nielsen
James Nielsen
Francis Franklin Nielsen
David Nielsen
Jens Louis Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 9
    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 21
    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, Lars, Niels, Anders, Bent, Ejner, Jorgen, Thor.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Frands, from German Franz , Latin Franciscus (see Francis ). This surname is rare in Norway.

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

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    Story Highlight

    A Story About Katherin Frieland

    Katherin Frieland Grandmother Nielsen was born 07 February 1838, at Sillerstrup, Falster, Denmark. She heard the gospel and joined the Mormon Church, coming to Utah in 1863. Crossing the plains with o …

    Sources (23)

    • Trena Nielson in household of Yens Nielson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Trena Friesland Nielsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Trine Nielsen, "United States Census, 1900"

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