Anna Sophia Olsen

15 July 1847–23 July 1870 (Age 23)
Eskilstrup, Nykøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anna Sophia

When Anna Sophia Olsen was born on 15 July 1847, in Eskilstrup, Nykøbing, Denmark, her father, Ole Jensen, was 33 and her mother, Mariane Werlin Danielsdatter, was 30. She married John Brooks Wasden on 5 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Eskilstrup, Eskilstrup, Nykøbing, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 23 July 1870, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Scipio Pioneer Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Brooks Wasden
Anna Sophia Olsen
Marriage: 5 October 1869
Peter Wasden
James Brooks Wasden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 3
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 12
    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, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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    "[James Brooks Wasden KW89-Y6D] gave this tribute to his mother: 'While [Ane Sophia Olsen KWJQ-RKC] gave me life and sacrificed her own in doing so, [Nancy Arilla Herring KWNN-8T4] took me and raised …

    Sources (11)

    • Anne Sophie Olesen in household of Ole Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Anne Sophin Olesen in household of Ole Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Ane Sophie Olsen - Individual or family possessions: death:

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