Cecelia Munch

24 May 1815–21 October 1896 (Age 81)
Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Cecelia

When Cecelia Munch was born on 24 May 1815, in Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jens Hansen Munch, was 36 and her mother, Anne Madsdatter, was 38. She married Hans Ancher Kofoed on 17 November 1838, in Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1860. She died on 21 October 1896, in Weston, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Weston, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Ancher Kofoed
Cecelia Munch
Marriage: 17 November 1838
Micelle Christine Kofoed
Christopher Anton Kofford
Anna Elsina Kofoed
Hans Peter Kofoed
Johanna Margrethe Kofoed
Wilhelmine Frederiche Kofoed
Anker August Kofoed
James Hansen Kofoed
Wilhelmina Frederikke Kofoed
Thora Marie Kofoed
Josephine Brighamine Kofoed
David Omah Kofoed

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1838Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 3
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 31
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Otto, Achim, Egon, Gerhard, Gunther, Helmut, Kurt.German (Münch): nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance, or an occupational name for a servant employed at a monastery, from Middle High German münich ‘monk’ (from Latin monachus). Compare Muench .French (Alsace and Lorraine) and Danish: of German origin (see above). Compare Munck .

    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

    http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/trailExcerptMulti?lang=eng&pioneerId=23455&sourceId=3363 HANS ANCHER KOFOEDSOURCE "The Immigration," Deseret News, [Weekly] 22 Aug. 1860, 197. Trail Excerpt *** …

    Sources (47)

    • Cecilie Christine Munch, "Denmark Census, 1870"
    • Cecelia Munk in entry for Annie Elsine Kofed Funk, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Secelia Hoefeed in household of Hans Hoefeed, "United States Census, 1860"

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