Else Catherine Mortensen

11 January 1851–11 May 1922 (Age 71)
Nederby, Fur, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Else Catherine

When Else Catherine Mortensen was born on 11 January 1851, in Nederby, Fur, Skivehus, Denmark, her father, Diderick Mortensen, was 44 and her mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 46. She married Joseph William West on 23 August 1866, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 11 May 1922, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Harden Allred
Else Catherine Mortensen
Marriage: 29 August 1868
Elcie Dianthia Allred
Orson Carlos Allred
Huel Martin Allred
Melvin Alonzo Allred
Hardin LeRoy Allred
Elzada Allred
Violet Arminta Allred
Loren B. Allred
Jennie Delilah Allred
Milford Lorenzo Allred

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 August 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 3
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Elsa C Alred in household of David F Alred, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elsie Kathryn Mortinsen in entry for Orsin Carlos Allred, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elsie C Allred, "United States Census, 1910"

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