Niels Christian Edlevsen

Brief Life History of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Edlevsen was born on 3 January 1827, in Sanderum, Odense, Denmark, his father, Edlef Backsen Blohm, was 40 and his mother, Berthe Nielsdatter, was 42. He married Emma Hansdatter on 29 September 1866, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 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 Edlevsen
Maren Madsen
Marriage: 29 September 1866
Ane Kerstine Edlefsen
Berthe Marie Edlefsen
Mette Kirstine Edlefsen
Edlef Backsenblohm Edlefsen
George Cannon Edlefsen
Noah Christen Edlefsen
Mary Ann Edlefsen
Jesse Dan Edlefsen
James Lauritz Edlefsen

Sources (53)

  • Niels Christian Edleffen in household of Edlef Baksenblohm, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Niels Chr Edtlovsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916" (1851, Maren Madsen)
  • Niels Christian Edlefsen, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

vernacular form of Niklas .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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