Israel Israelsen

11 May 1862–6 October 1864 (Age 2)
Kasfjord, Harstad, Troms, Norway

The Life Summary of Israel

When Israel Israelsen was born on 11 May 1862, in Kasfjord, Harstad, Troms, Norway, his father, Tellef John Israelsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter, was 25. He died on 6 October 1864, in Utah, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Trail, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Tellef John Israelsen
Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter
Andrew Martin Israelsen
Mary Ann Israelsen
Anne Christine Israelsen
Israel Israelsen
Zacharius Ward Israelsen
Maria Dorthea Israelsen
Ellen Sophia Israelsen
Clara Matilda Israelsen
Tellef John Israelsen
Emily Caroline Josephine Israelsen
Ida Malinda Israelsen
Willard Hans Israelsen

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World Events (2)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 1
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels. German Fritzi.Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Israelsson: patronymic from the personal name Israel 1.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Israelsen, a rare cognate of 1 above.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Israel Israelsen, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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