Engelika Kirstine Lund

24 June 1808–17 November 1863 (Age 55)
Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Engelika Kirstine

When Engelika Kirstine Lund was born on 24 June 1808, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Hans Peder Lund, was 30 and her mother, Barbara Angelica Christine Larsen, was 31. She married Niels Thuesen on 15 October 1841, in Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 17 November 1863, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Thuesen
Engelika Kirstine Lund
Marriage: 15 October 1841
John Nicolai Thuesen Dorcheus
Julius Peder Thuesen
Julie Mariane Margret Thueson
Laura Christine Hansena Magdalena Thuesen
Julius Thuesen
Ane Frederika Thuesen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1841Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 6
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 17
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Lars, Nils, Thor, Iver, Nels, Obert, Berger, Einer, Knute, Morten.Scandinavian, German, and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, Old Norse lundr; the word was adopted into northern dialects of Middle English and also into Anglo-Norman French. There are a number of places in England named with this word, as for example Lund in Lancashire, East Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire, Lunt in Merseyside, and Lound in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Suffolk, and the surname may derive from any of these. As a Swedish surname it is probably most often ornamental.German: habitational name from any of the places called Lund or Lunden in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Thomas Pavard occupation

    Thomas Pavard occupation: Consulting 1841 abbreviations on the census report, AG Lab, refers to an "Agricultural labourer".

    Sources (30)

    • Englike Kirstine Thomsen in household of Ane Kjesten Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Angelica C Lund in entry for John Theusen Dorcheus, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Engela Kirstine Thuesen Gude in household of Syvester Thermansen Syegård, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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