Kirsten Pedersdatter

3 August 1837–27 April 1914 (Age 76)
Stårup, Højslev, Fjends, Viborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Pedersdatter was born on 3 August 1837, in Stårup, Højslev, Fjends, Viborg, Denmark, her father, Peder Christensen, was 43 and her mother, Anneborg "Anne" Jensdatter, was 35. She married William Edward Kelly on 2 February 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1856. She died on 27 April 1914, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Kelly
1828–1899
Kirsten Pedersdatter
1837–1914
Marriage: 2 February 1856
John Peter Kelly
1859–1925
Clara Kelly
1861–1931
Heber Kelly
1863–1932
Eleanor Kelly
1866–1959
Martha Leonora Kelly
1868–1964
Annie Margaret Kelly
1871–1943
Ada Jane Kelly
1873–1916
Philemon Merrill Kelly
1877–1963
James Walter Kelly
1879–1966
Alva Leroy Kelly
1884–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 10
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    PROBATE PAPERS FOR WILLIAM KELLY, KIRSTEN (CHRISTENA) PEDERSEN KELLY AND ANN FARAGHER KELLY

    SUMMARY OF PROBATE PAPERS FOR: WILLIAM KELLY KIRSTEN (CHRISTENA) PEDERSEN KELLY ANN FARAGHER KELLY Copies of Probates obtained by Paula Anderson, May 2009, at the Utah State Archives Research Cente …

    Sources (94)

    • Christina Kelley, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Christinia Brudal in entry for Ada Jane Olmstead, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Kirsten Pedersen in household of Peder Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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