Daniel Christian Wilhelm Nielson

29 August 1852–6 February 1880 (Age 27)
Holmens, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Daniel Christian Wilhelm

When Daniel Christian Wilhelm Nielson was born on 29 August 1852, in Holmens, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Niels Julius Pedersen, was 36 and his mother, Mette Marie Hentzen, was 33. He married Martha Maria Dorius on 30 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 6 February 1880, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Daniel Christian Wilhelm Nielson
Martha Maria Dorius
Marriage: 30 November 1874
John William Nielson
Caroline Rosella Nielsen
Marie Angenore Nielsen
Luella Wilhelmina Nielson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 7
    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 7
    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).
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): patronymic from the personal name Neil , meaning ‘son of Neil’, or an Anglicized form of McNeill .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Nielsen and, in some cases, of Swedish Nilsson .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Birth of Daniel Christian Wilhelm Pedersen 1852 Kirkebøger; ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G94W-K4SN
    • Daniel C Petersen in household of Peter Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Wm Nielsen in entry for Caroline Rozella Dreyer, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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