Torborg Elisa Ericksen

Brief Life History of Torborg Elisa

When Torborg Elisa Ericksen was born on 25 August 1844, in Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway, her father, Hendrick Ericksen, was 25 and her mother, Ingeborg Ericksdatter, was 24. She married John Waldemar on 10 May 1863, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 July 1923, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Waldemar
Torborg Elisa Ericksen
Marriage: 10 May 1863
John Leonard Waldemar
Emily Elizabeth Waldemar
Hannah Waldemar
Henry Edwin Waldemar
Louis Franklin Waldemar
Nels Amos Waldemar
Elna Cecelia Waldemar
Child Waldemar
James Alif Waldemar
Ada Henrietta Waldemar
Erek Theodore Waldemar
Ralfe Leon Waldemar

Sources (36)

  • Turborg E. Waldemus in household of John Waldemus, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Torborg Elisa Ericksen - - Risor, Aust-Agder, Norway, 1844 Birth and Christening Record
  • Eliza Thorber Waldemar, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Eyvind, Astrid, Bent, Lars, Lief, Nels, Nils, Sig.

Americanized form (and a very rare Norwegian and Danish variant) of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Eriksen or Erichsen . Compare Erickson .

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

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Pioneer Company list for Torborg Elise Ericksen as Eliza Thorborg Ericksen

Eliza Thorber Ericksen Individual Information BIRTH DATE 25 August 1844 DEATH DATE 9 July 1923 GENDER Female FamilyTree shows her name as "Torborg Elise Ericksen," but her name is confirmed …

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