Martina Charlotta Nielsen

11 September 1852–27 July 1915 (Age 62)
Blovstrød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Martina Charlotta

When Martina Charlotta Nielsen was born on 11 September 1852, in Blovstrød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Jens Michael Nielsen, was 22 and her mother, Maria Larsdotter or Anderson, was 31. She married Christian Sandersen on 23 May 1868, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Fayette, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 27 July 1915, in Otto, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Otto, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Sandersen
Martina Charlotta Nielsen
Marriage: 23 May 1868
Esther Martina Sanders
Affelone Eleanor Sanders
Hilda Sanders
Alex Christian Sanders
Frank Edmund Sanders
Frederick Sanders
Loae Amanda Sanders
Rachel Sanders
Paul James Sanders
Hazel Christine Sanders
Jesse Andrew Sanders
Emma Mary Sanders

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1868Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    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, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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    My Life Story - Maurice William Anderson

    MY LIFE STORY by Maurice William Anderson I was born in a one room log house between Centerfield and Gunnison, Utah on January 12, 1890. My great-grandmother, Celia Anderson (age 96) died just …

    Sources (27)

    • Marthine Charlotte Nielsen in household of Jens Michal Nilsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Martena Mickelson in entry for Frank E. Sanders, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Martina Nielson in household of Michael Nielson, "United States Census, 1870"

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