Caroline Amelia Mortensen

20 March 1821–3 April 1900 (Age 79)
Købelev, Ravnsborg, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Caroline Amelia

When Caroline Amelia Mortensen was born on 20 March 1821, in Købelev, Ravnsborg, Storstrøm, Denmark, her father, Morten Andersen, was 29 and her mother, Else Justensdatter, was 23. She married Ole Nielsen about 1841. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ønslev, Ønslev, Nyborg, Denmark in 1855. She died on 3 April 1900, in Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Nielsen
Caroline Amelia Mortensen
Marriage: about 1841
Hans Jørgen Olsen
John Nielsen
Wilhelmine Kristine Olesdatter
Frederick Ferdinand Olsen Nielsen
Olevia Dorthea Nielsen
Ludvig Bernhard Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1841
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 8
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Dorthea Olevia Olsen-Nielson

    Caroline Amelia Mortensen, born over in Kobelev, Maribo, Denmark married Ole Nielsen, also of Denmark (Losemarke, Maribo) in about 1841. They had five children in Denmark and three in Utah. Dorthea Ol …

    Sources (22)

    • Karoline Mortens Datter in household of Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Denmark, Births and Christenings Index, 1631-1900s
    • Legacy NFS Source: Caroline Amelia Mortensen - Individual or family possessions: death: 3 April 1900; Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States

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