Niels Peter Madsen

17 September 1832–30 September 1909 (Age 77)
Svinninge, Nørre Asmindrup, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Peter

When Niels Peter Madsen was born on 17 September 1832, in Svinninge, Nørre Asmindrup, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Lars Madsen, was 37 and his mother, Bodel Nielsdatter, was 24. He married Caroline Frandsen on 3 January 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nørre Asmindrup, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark for about 21 years. He died on 30 September 1909, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peter Madsen
Maria Wilhelmina Catherine Krause
Marriage: 2 January 1864
Joseph Charles Madsen
Fritz Abel Madsen
Tora Lucinda Madsen
John Krause Madsen
Niels Franklin Madsen
Otto Madsen
Augusta Botena Madsen
William Edger Madsen
Ephraim August Madsen
Anna Mina Madsen
Edgar Richard Madsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1864Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 18
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 25
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .English: variant of Madson .

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

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    Niels Peter Madsen (17 September 1832 – 30 September 1909)

    Parents: Lars Madsen and Bodel Married COD: Senility Death certificate State of Utah (

    Sources (61)

    • Niels P Madsen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • P. Madsen in entry for Niels F. Madsen and Caroline Rasmussen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter Madsen in entry for Niels Frank Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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