Else Madsen Mariager

18 December 1811–23 July 1860 (Age 48)
Gjøl, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Else Madsen

When Else Madsen Mariager was born on 18 December 1811, in Gjøl, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Mads Jensen Mariager, was 34 and her mother, Anne Lorentzen, was 34. She married Jorgen Sorensen Mariager on 5 October 1837, in Gjøl, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1860 and lived in Vennebjerg, Vennebjerg, Sejlstrup, Denmark for about 15 years and Helsingør, Sankt Olai, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark in 1860. She died on 23 July 1860, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Sorensen Mariager
Else Madsen Mariager
Marriage: 5 October 1837
Conradine Albertine Mariager
Anna Helena Johanna Mariager
Emma Christence Mariager
Soren Alfred Mariager
Mads Jensen Mariager
Aurora Mariager
Lawrence Christian Mariger
Naomi Dagmar Mariager
Clara Mariager

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1837Gjøl, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 14
    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

    Pet form of Elisabeth .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Hans Hansen & Anna Helena Johanna Marriager

    HANS HANSEN (1835-1914) & ANNA HELENA JOHANNA MARRIAGER (1840-1895) Hans Hansen Thus far very little has been found by way of history for Hans Hansen. There is, of course, some information inc …

    Sources (38)

    • Else Mariager, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Elsie Mariger in entry for Lawrence Christian Mariger, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Else Mariager F Madsen in household of Jørgen Sorensen Mariager, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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