Niels Andersen Jeppsen

14 December 1834–24 November 1921 (Age 86)
Mønge, Vejby, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Andersen

When Niels Andersen Jeppsen was born on 14 December 1834, in Mønge, Vejby, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Jeppesen, was 31 and his mother, Inger Larsdatter, was 20. He married Dorothea Magdalena Nichols on 3 October 1862, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He immigrated to New York, United States in 1861 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1880. He died on 24 November 1921, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Niels Andersen Jeppsen
Dorothea Magdalena Nichols
Marriage: 3 October 1862
Johannes Dorothea Jeppsen
Inger Christine Jeppesen
Nickoline Jeppesen
Niels Anderson Jeppesen
Elizabeth Jeppesen

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1862Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 13
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 25
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Danish: variant of Jeppesen . This surname is rare in Denmark.Americanized form of Danish and North German Jepsen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Life Story

    NIELS ANDERSEN AKA NELS JEPPSEN Niels Andersen was-born in Monge, Vejby, Frederiksborg, Denmark, on Sunday 14 December, 1834. He was the son of Anders Jeppsen (son of Jeppe Larsen and Bodil Andersen) …

    Sources (31)

    • Niels Andersen in household of Lars Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Nels Anderson Jeppson in entry for Hannah Jeppson Hunsaker Payne, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Niels Andersen in household of Lars Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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