Fritz Emanuel Nielsen

24 June 1838–23 February 1886 (Age 47)
Hornstrup, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Fritz Emanuel

When Fritz Emanuel Nielsen was born on 24 June 1838, in Hornstrup, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Christian Nielsen, was 34 and his mother, Anne Magrethe Madsdatter, was 35. He married Caroline Kirstine Domgaard on 14 April 1863, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hornstrup, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 5 years and Engum, Hatting, Vejle, Denmark in 1850. He died on 23 February 1886, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fritz Emanuel Nielsen
Caroline Kirstine Domgaard
Marriage: 14 April 1863
Fritz Emanuel Nielsen
Caroline Elizabeth Nielsen
Mary Christine Nelson
Annie Margaret Nelson
Alice Victoria Nielsen
Charles Christian Nielsen
Ethel Elfrieda Nielsen
Ida Marie Nielsen
Edwin Alvin Nielsen
Lawrence Niels Nelson

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  • Marriage
    14 April 1863Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 12
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 19
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life of Caroline Domgaard and Fritz Emanuel Nielsen

    Caroline Kirstine Domgaard And Fritz Emanuel Nielsen Caroline Kirstine Domgaard, my mother, was married to Fritz Emanual Nielsen on April 14, 1863 in Manti City. Later they received their endowmen …

    Sources (74)

    • Fritz Christiansen in household of Christine Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Fritz Emanuel Nelson in entry for Lawrence Niels Nelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Fritz E Nelson, "United States Census, 1870"

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