Niels Christian Edlefsen

3 January 1827–5 February 1898 (Age 71)
Ravnebjerg, Sanderum, Odense, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Edlefsen was born on 3 January 1827, in Ravnebjerg, Sanderum, Odense, Odense, Denmark, his father, Edlef Backsen Blohm, was 39 and his mother, Berthe Nielsdatter, was 41. He married Emma Hansdatter on 29 September 1866, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Norup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark in 1855 and Hjadstrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark in 1860. He died on 5 February 1898, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Edlefsen
1827–1898
Maren Ann Madsen
1830–1883
Marriage: 29 September 1866
Ane Kerstine Edlefsen
1852–1858
Berthe Marie Edlefsen
1855–1858
Mette Kirstine Edlefsen
1858–1928
Edlef Backsenblohm Edlefsen
1860–1931
George Cannon Edlefsen
1862–1864
Noah Christen Edlefsen
1864–1944
Mary Ann Edlefsen
1867–1870
Jesse Dan Edlefsen
1869–1940
James Lauritz Edlefsen
1874–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1866Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 2
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1846
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Astrid.Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ellef, from Old Norse Eilífr, a compound of ei ‘alone’, ‘sole’ or ‘always’ + lífr ‘living, alive’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Ellefson
    Ellestad

    Story Highlight

    Peter L. Nielsen: Life Sketch

    Live Sketch of Peter L. Nielsen written by Violet Nielsen, a daughter in the 1940s and 1950s and retyped by Linda LuRee Ottley Rich, a Niece-in-law married to Peter’s grandson Douglas Nielsen Rich, Fe …

    Sources (52)

    • Kels Christian Edlefsen in entry for Charles Edlefsen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Niels Christian Edleffen in household of Edlef Baksenblohm, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Niels C. Edlefsen in entry for Edlef B Edlefsen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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