Niels Larsen Madsen

29 August 1843–26 October 1892 (Age 49)
Svinninge, Nørre Asmindrup, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Larsen Madsen was born on 29 August 1843, in Svinninge, Nørre Asmindrup, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Lars Madsen, was 48 and his mother, Bodel Nielsdatter, was 35. He married Mette Marie Nielsen about 1868, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Nørre Asmindrup, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 26 October 1892, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Larsen Madsen
Eliza Emily Truly
Marriage: 24 December 1878
Arthur Madsen
Mary Eliza Madsen
Mabel Madsen
Laurence Niels Madsen
Edward Dudley Madsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1878Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 4
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 16
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Neil Madsen in entry for Edward Dudley Madsen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Niels Larsen in household of Lars Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Niel Madsen in entry for William Young and Maud Sneddon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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