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.

Photos and Memories (9)

Do you know Lauritz Nielsen? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lauritz Nielsen Garff
Amelia Singleton Bromley
Marriage: 25 June 1890
Erma Rosena Garff
Mary Garff
Louis Bromley Garff
Cora Garff
Niles Odell Garff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1890
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    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


    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"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.