Maren Kirstine Johansen

7 May 1849–7 November 1910 (Age 61)
Oudrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Maren Kirstine

When Maren Kirstine Johansen was born on 7 May 1849, in Oudrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Johan Larsen, was 45 and her mother, Johanne Kirstine Laustdatter, was 36. She married Elijah Parsons on 1 January 1869, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 November 1910, in Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Koosharem Cemetery, Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Parsons
Maren Kirstine Johansen
Marriage: 1 January 1869
Arthur Stanley Parsons
Annie Louisa Parsons
Elijah John Parsons
William Henry Parsons
George Edward Parsons
Mary Ellen Parsons
Sarah Hannah Parsons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1869Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1856 · ""
    Age 7
    From November 4 to 9, 1856, the Martin handcart company, about 500 Latter-day Saint emigrants from the British Isles, made camp in the cove because the cold wind and snow made it too dangerous to proceed to their destination in Salt Lake City about 330 miles (530 kilometers) away. A few days prior to their arrival at the cove, they were met by a small rescue party with food, supplies, and wagons that President Brigham Young had sent from Salt Lake City. On November 4, the company and rescuers forded the bitterly cold Sweetwater River and set up their tents in the place that would later be called Martin’s Cove. Over the next five days, the company waited for additional wagons to transport the sick and infirm. Members of the Hunt and Hodgetts wagon companies, traveling just behind the Martin company, emptied their wagons of provisions to make space for more people. Many handcarts were left behind, and the travelers in the worst condition rode in wagons. By November 9, preparations were made, and the weather h
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 17
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Per, Niels, Nils, Thor, Johan, Bjorn, Lars, Oluf, Borge, Holger, Jarl.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Johan (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes (see John ). Compare Johanson and Johnson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Johan Larsen 1805-1855, Our Pioneer Heritage, On to Zion

    JOHAN LARSEN, son of Lars Johnsen and Anna Sorensen, was born in Aalborg, Den¬mark, in Jan 1803. His wife JOHANNAH LAUSTSEN, daughter of Laust Jensen and Anna Nielsen, was born at Lyndrup Borders; Den …

    Sources (37)

    • Maren Kirstine Johansen in household of Johan Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Mary Johnson in entry for Annie L. Parsons Anderson Ellsworth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary C Parsons in household of Joseph Jewett, "United States Census, 1910"

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