Anna Elsina Kofoed

19 March 1842–17 December 1921 (Age 79)
Arnager, Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anna Elsina

When Anna Elsina Kofoed was born on 19 March 1842, in Arnager, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Hans Ancher Kofoed, was 29 and her mother, Cecelia Munch, was 26. She married Christopher Madsen Funk on 15 November 1861, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 17 December 1921, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Madsen Funk
Anna Elsina Kofoed
Marriage: 15 November 1861
Christopher Hans Funk
Hans Peter Funk
Thomas Arthur Funk
Annie Laura Funk
Clarence Lorenzo Funk
James William Funk
Cecelia Mathilda Funk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1861Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Nanna.Danish: from ko ‘cow’ + fod ‘foot’, hence a nickname for someone with a club foot or other deformity of the foot. Compare Kofford .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hans Ancher Kofoed, as found in Pioneer Overland Travel records HANS ANCHER KOFOEDSOURCE "The Immigration," Deseret News, [Weekly] 22 Aug. 1860, 197. Trail Excerpt *** …

    Sources (27)

    • Emma A Hoefeed in household of Hans Hoefeed, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Anna in entry for Christopher Funk, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Ane Elsfred Kofoed in household of Christine Arthur Kofoed, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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