Nielsine Marie Olsen

21 June 1857–10 October 1937 (Age 80)
Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Nielsine Marie

When Nielsine Marie Olsen was born on 21 June 1857, in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Søren Olsen, was 33 and her mother, Else Marie Nielsdatter, was 35. She married William Aldred on 6 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 10 October 1937, in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States.

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John Armstrong Kidman
Nielsine Marie Olsen
Marriage: 13 April 1885
William Kidman Aldred
Elsie Marie Kidman Aldred

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  • Marriage
    13 April 1885Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Idaho, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1879: Washington, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Washington, Idaho, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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 Healy Riggs, Sr. (From History of Union County)

    "James H. Riggs-One of the capable and esteemed gentlemen of Union county is named at the head of this article and is deserving of representation in the history of his county, since he has labored her …

    Sources (31)

    • Niels Larsen Sørensen in household of Søren Olesen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Maria Aldred, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Maria Rigg, "United States Census, 1920"

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