Thomas Frederik Trane

4 February 1846–5 August 1921 (Age 75)
Flynder, Bøvling, Denmark

The Life Summary of Thomas Frederik

When Thomas Frederik Trane was born on 4 February 1846, in Flynder, Bøvling, Denmark, his father, Andreas Peter Iversen Trane, was 23 and his mother, Ane Margrethe Nielsdatter, was 20. He married Eliza Maria Howes on 25 January 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 August 1921, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Frederik Trane
Eliza Maria Howes
Marriage: 25 January 1869
Marian Train
Eliza Caroline Trane
Estella Gertrude Trane
Jean Claire Trane
Haydie Malitta Trane
Fredrick Henry Trane
Lulu Matilda Trane
Lexia May Trane

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 1
    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.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 2
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 22
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 109;2007: 298; 2010: NA)Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in Trøndelag, derived from trane ‘crane’. — Note: The population figure published by the US Census Bureau for this surname in the year 2000 is as high as 423, while the figure for 2010 is supposedly lower than 100.

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

    Story Highlight

    Thomas F. Trane Biography from the Lehi Centennial History

    THOMAS F. TRANE Biography from the Lehi Centennial History "I was born February 4, 1846, in Lemvig, Jutland, Denmark, my father's name being Andreas Peter Trane and my mother was Margrethe Nielson. W …

    Sources (38)

    • Fred Trane in entry for Byron James Trane, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas Train, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas Frederick Trane in entry for Lexie May Trane Briggs, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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