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
Laura Anna Day
Marriage: 5 January 1873
Joseph Alster Tuft
Anna Elmira Tuft
Laura Estella Tuft
Jenette Tuft
Ole William Tuft
Dora Amelia Tuft
Arlington Tuft
Flavilla Josephine Tuft
Bertha Tuft
Abraham Summers Tuft
Hans Albert Tuft
Calvin F Tuft
Ivan Ira Tuft
Roy Tuft

Spouse and Children

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

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    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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