Lauritz Nielsen Garff

13 January 1853–21 July 1902 (Age 49)
Eskebjerg, Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lauritz Nielsen

When Lauritz Nielsen Garff was born on 13 January 1853, in Eskebjerg, Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Niels Jørgensen Garff, was 41 and his mother, Marie Jacobsen, was 32. He married Amelia Singleton Bromley on 25 June 1890. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bregninge, Skippinge, Holbæk, Denmark in 1855. He died on 21 July 1902, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lauritz Nielsen Garff
1853–1902
Amelia Singleton Bromley
1870–1908
Marriage: 25 June 1890
Erma Rosena Garff
1891–1975
Mary Garff
1893–1981
Louis Bromley Garff
1894–1959
Cora Garff
1896–1964
Niles Odell Garff
1899–1984

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1890
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1854
    Age 1
    Triumph of Plan of Ayutla under leadership of Benito Juárez.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 6
    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.
    1867
    Age 14
    Juárez offensive takes place. Maximilian surrenders at Querétaro and is executed. Juárez moves his government to Mexico City and becomes president.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Scharf or Scharff . Compare Sharff .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Scharf

    Story Highlight

    Treasure under the floorboards

    Copied here from a note assoicated with Peter N Garff, In a book of history about Lehi Utah we found this story about the Garff family. The parents of Louis Garff (brother to Peter Garff) had falle …

    Sources (20)

    • Lauritz Garff in household of Niels Jørgensen Garff, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Louis Garff, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Louis N Garff in entry for Cora Garff Wilson Helm, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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