Melvina Josephine Eskelson

15 March 1854–15 May 1917 (Age 63)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Melvina Josephine

When Melvina Josephine Eskelson was born on 15 March 1854, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, James Eskelson, was 29 and her mother, Sophie Catharina Margaretha Jacobsen, was 24. She married Frederick George Reynolds on 16 April 1871. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Franklin Election Precinct, Richardson, Nebraska, United States in 1860. She died on 15 May 1917, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick George Reynolds
Melvina Josephine Eskelson
Marriage: 16 April 1871
George Henry Reynolds
Henry George Reynolds
Oscar Frederick Reynolds
Maud Lorraine Reynolds
Nettie Emma
Minerva Annie Reynolds
Ralph Martin Reynolds
Melva Bell Reynolds

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1871
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 18
    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

    Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Eskildsen .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Melinea J Askelson in household of Joseph Askelson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lavina Or Lovina Reynolds, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Melvina E. Shaffer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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