George Cannon Edlefsen

15 November 1862–August 1864 (Age 1)
Ålborg, Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life Summary of George Cannon

When George Cannon Edlefsen was born on 15 November 1862, in Ålborg, Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark, his father, Niels Christian Edlefsen, was 35 and his mother, Maren Ann Madsen, was 32. He died in August 1864, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Edlefsen
1827–1898
Maren Ann Madsen
1830–1883
Ane Kerstine Edlefsen
1852–1858
Berthe Marie Edlefsen
1855–1858
Mette Kirstine Edlefsen
1858–1928
Edlef Backsenblohm Edlefsen
1860–1931
George Cannon Edlefsen
1862–1864
Noah Christen Edlefsen
1864–1944
Mary Ann Edlefsen
1867–1870
Jesse Dan Edlefsen
1869–1940
James Lauritz Edlefsen
1874–1948

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (2)

1863
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 1
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Ellef, from the Old Norse personal name Eilífr, a compound of ei ‘alone’, ‘sole’ or ‘always’ + lífr ‘living’, ‘alive’.

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

Possible Related Names

Ellefson
Ellestad

Sources (4)

  • George Cannon Edlefsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • George Cannon Edlefsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • George Cannon Edlefsen, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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