Christian Daniel Fjeldsted

20 March 1829–23 December 1905 (Age 76)
Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Daniel

When Christian Daniel Fjeldsted was born on 20 March 1829, in Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Henrich Ludvig Gorre, was 44 and his mother, Ane Cathrine Henrichsdatter, was 40. He married Karen C. Olsen on 12 April 1849, in Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1884 and lived in Tårnby, Sokkelund, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1840 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 23 December 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Daniel Fjeldsted
1829–1905
Josephine Margarethe Larsen
1844–1929
Marriage: 4 September 1871
Laura Josephine Fjeldsted
1872–1875
Henry Fjeldsted
1874–1875
Christine Brighamine Fjeldsted
1876–1955
Joseph Fjeldsted
1878–1895
Anna Wilhelmenia Fjeldsted
1880–1936
Marie Amelia Fjeldsted
1886–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1847
    Age 18
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 30
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""

    Name Meaning

    From Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’, in use as a given name from the Middle Ages onwards, especially as a girl's name. The name of Christ (Greek Khristos) is a translation of the Hebrew term Messiah ‘anointed’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Christianne

    Story Highlight

    Peter John Fjeldsted and The Grizzly Bear

    When Peter John Fjeldsted was a young boy, about 1865 around the age of 13, 14 or 15, his father Christian Daniel Fjeldsted had broken his leg. Winter was approaching and the family did not have suff …

    Sources (61)

    • Christian Daniel Tjeldsted in household of Hendrik Ludvig Tjeldsted, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Christian D Fjeldstead, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Christian D. Fjeldssted in entry for Veta Josephine Farnes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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