Augustinus Arnesen

22 April 1833–14 August 1873 (Age 40)
Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of Augustinus

When Augustinus Arnesen was born on 22 April 1833, in Hedmark, Norway, his father, Arne Nielsen, was 42 and his mother, Mari Hansdatter, was 39. He married Caroline Martina Johannesdatter on 29 April 1855, in Oslo, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Piperviken, Kristiania, Norway in 1865 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 14 August 1873, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Augustinus Arnesen
Caroline Martina Johannesdatter
Marriage: 29 April 1855
Alvilda Matilda Arnesen
Emma Caroline Arnesen
Carl Hagbart Arnesen
Mary Magdalene Arnesen

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  • Marriage
    29 April 1855Oslo, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    1834 · Fox River Settlement
    Age 1
    Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
    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.
    1845 · Nonconformist Act
    Age 12
    The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aksel, Alf, Arndt, Egil, Niels, Ottar.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Arne, a short form of any of various Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element (see Arne 1).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Augustinus Arnesen b. 22 April 1833, Utah Pioneer Unknown Pioneer Companies (1847-1868) age birth date …

    Sources (32)

    • Augustenas Arnison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Arnesen in entry for Mary Arnesen Taylor, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Augustinus Arnesen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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