Ole Nielsen Tuft

6 December 1849–14 June 1918 (Age 68)
Farre, Give, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ole Nielsen

When Ole Nielsen Tuft was born on 6 December 1849, in Farre, Give, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Hans Nielsen Toft, was 42 and his mother, Ane Thomasdatter, was 29. He married Laura Anna Day on 5 January 1873, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sindbjerg, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark in 1860 and Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 14 June 1918, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lawrence Cemetery, Lawrence, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Nielsen Tuft
1849–1918
Laura Anna Day
1853–1924
Marriage: 5 January 1873
Joseph Alster Tuft
1873–1878
Anna Elmira Tuft
1875–1878
Laura Estella Tuft
1876–1918
Jenette Tuft
1878–1889
Ole William Tuft
1880–1889
Dora Amelia Tuft
1881–1918
Arlington Tuft
1883–1889
Flavilla Josephine Tuft
1885–1939
Bertha Tuft
1887–1889
Abraham Summers Tuft
1889–1918
Hans Albert Tuft
1891–1972
Calvin F Tuft
1893–1958
Ivan Ira Tuft
1895–1896
Roy Tuft
1896–1896

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1873Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 1
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
    1863
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 19
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire): variant of Toft .Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse tupt ‘site, lot’.Possibly an altered form of South German Duft, a topographic name meaning ‘swamp, moor’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Tufte
    Toft

    Sources (25)

    • Ole Hansen in household of Hans Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Ole N Tuft in entry for Calvin F Tuft and Emma M Warrick, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ole N. Tuft in entry for Laura A. Tuft, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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