Olevia Dorthea Nielsen

28 May 1851–19 April 1931 (Age 79)
Pandebjerg, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Olevia Dorthea

When Olevia Dorthea Nielsen was born on 28 May 1851, in Pandebjerg, Storstrøm, Denmark, her father, Ole Nielsen, was 33 and her mother, Caroline Amelia Mortensen, was 30. She married James Abbott Lemmon on 26 March 1866, in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Washington, Utah, United States in 1900 and Election District 19 Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1920. She died on 19 April 1931, in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lovell Cemetery, Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Abbott Lemmon
Olevia Dorthea Nielsen
Marriage: 26 March 1866
Frank Lemmon
Priscilla Caroline Lemmon
Olive Mariah Lemmon
Rebecca Alvrean Lemmon
Lydia Jane Lemmon
Sarah Ellen Lemmon
Eliza R Lemmon
James Anna Lemmon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1866Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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

    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 (27)

    • Olive Lemmon in household of James Lemmon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Dorthe Olsen in household of Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • 1851 Denmark Birth & Christening of Olevia Dorthea Nielsen daughter of Ole Nielsen & Caroline Amelia Mortensen

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