Niels Christian Poulsen

19 September 1833–25 June 1861 (Age 27)
Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Poulsen was born on 19 September 1833, in Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Christian Ludvig Antonsen Wagner, was 31 and his mother, Barbara Poulsen, was 28. He married Helje Olsdatter on 25 August 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1858. He died on 25 June 1861, in Franklin, Washington, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Franklin, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Poulsen
1833–1861
Helje Olsdatter
about 1832–1872
Marriage: 25 August 1858
Christian Hyrum Poulsen
1859–1941
Elgena Poulsen
1860–1937

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    1846
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 14
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .English: variant of Polson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Paul

    Story Highlight

    Short History of Niels Christian Poulsen

    HISTORY OF NIELS CHRISTIAN POUSEN BY HAZEL POULSEN S. TIPPITS WITH SOME INFORMATION FURNISHED BY ZELLA D. KINGSFORD AND A MISSSION DIARY KEPT BY NIELS CHRISTIAN POULSEN HIMSELF. ASSISTED BY NORA LU …

    Sources (20)

    • Christian Poulsen in entry for Elgena Poulsen Allen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Niels Christian Poulsen - birth - Slagelse Skt Mikkel parish, Slagelse, Sorø - Churchbooks
    • Niels C Poulsen, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts"

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