John Frederick Carlson

9 May 1817–25 July 1875 (Age 58)
Hasmark, Norup, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of John Frederick

When John Frederick Carlson was born on 9 May 1817, in Hasmark, Norup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Carl Frederich Severin, was 27 and his mother, Anna Marie Christiansen, was 26. He married Catherine Marie Andersdatter on 10 November 1849, in Brandsby, Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 July 1875, in Ovid, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ovid Cemetery, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Frederick Carlson
Catherine Marie Andersdatter
Marriage: 10 November 1849
Anna Marie Carlson
Mats Nielsen
Anders Nielsen
Anne Marie Johansen Siverin
Frederik Nielsen
Ane Marie Carlsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1849Brandsby, Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 1
    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 2
    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. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Iver, Berger, Erland, Lars, Anders, Evald.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Carlsson or Karlsson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Carlsen and Karlsen . Compare Charlson .German: variant of Karlson and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in Britain, possibly to be associated first with immigration of German miners into Cumberland in the 16th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Frederick Carlsen and his wives

    HISTORY OF JOHN FREDRICK CARLSON AND HIS WIVES CATHERINE AND MARTHA John Frederick Carlson, son of Carl Frederick Severn and Anna Marie Christensen, was born 9 May 1917 in Hasmark, Norup, Oden …

    Sources (30)

    • Johann Frederik Karlsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • John Carlsen in entry for Catherine Marie Johnson, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
    • Johan Frederik Carlsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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