Andrea Steck

13 August 1845–24 December 1909 (Age 64)
Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andrea

When Andrea Steck was born on 13 August 1845, in Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark, her father, Christian Peter Steck, was 45 and her mother, Maria Sophia Vilhemine Wasse "Voss", was 39. She married Anders 'Andrew' Poulsen on 4 April 1863, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Hvejsel, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 24 December 1909, in Menan, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders 'Andrew' Poulsen
1817–1901
Andrea Steck
1845–1909
Marriage: 4 April 1863
Andrew Paulson
1864–1935
Christian Peter Poulsen
1866–1878
William Hyrum Polson
1869–1942
Andreas Poulsen
1872–1872
George Washington Polson
1874–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1863Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 2
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1863
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Armin, Dieter, Ernst, Fritz, Gunther, Otto, Reinhard, Siebert, Urs.German: from Middle High German stecke ‘stick, rod’, hence a nickname for a tall thin man, or a topographic name from a posted grazing area.German: variant of Stech 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Steckley
    Steckbauer
    Stech

    Sources (28)

    • Andrea Steck's birth record (1845)
    • Andrea Stick in household of Christian Stech, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Andrea Steck in entry for George Washington Polson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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