Anders Madsen

3 December 1850–13 May 1936 (Age 85)
Tornved, Jyderup, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders

When Anders Madsen was born on 3 December 1850, in Tornved, Jyderup, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Ole Lykke Madsen, was 35 and his mother, Ane Jensen, was 41. He married Anna Maria Jenson on 28 December 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Jyderup, Tuse, Holbæk, Denmark in 1855 and Chester Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 13 May 1936, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Madsen
Anna Maria Jenson
Marriage: 28 December 1874
Andrew Madsen
Annie C Madsen
Josephine Madsen
Hettie Madsen
Venetta Madsen
Mary Myrtle Madsen
Adelaide Madsen
Maria Madsen
Viola Madsen
Amasa Leroy Madsen
Dolly La Vera Madsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 9
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 9
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 25
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Story Highlight

    A Short Biographical Sketch of Andrew Madsen and Wife

    It shall be my purpose to write a brief sketch of my uncle Andrew Madsen, the only uncle I had on my mothers side of the family. To properly tell the life story of this immigrant boy, the trials and v …

    Sources (29)

    • Andrew Madsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Andrew Madsen in entry for Victor E Nyberg and Myrtle Madsen, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Andrew Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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