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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Niels Christian Edlefsen
Maren Ann Madsen
Ane Kerstine Edlefsen
Berthe Marie Edlefsen
Mette Kirstine Edlefsen
Edlef Backsenblohm Edlefsen
George Cannon Edlefsen
Noah Christen Edlefsen
Mary Ann Edlefsen
Jesse Dan Edlefsen
James Lauritz Edlefsen

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World Events (2)

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.

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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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