Niels Lauridsen Lund I

24 February 1841–18 March 1896 (Age 55)
Seest, Anst, Ribe, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Lauridsen

When Niels Lauridsen Lund I was born on 24 February 1841, in Seest, Anst, Ribe, Denmark, his father, Laurids “Lars” Nielsen Lund, was 34 and his mother, Frederikke Jensen, was 27. He married Johanne Catherine Christensen from January 1867 to December 1867, in Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ribe, Denmark in 1870. He died on 18 March 1896, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Lauridsen Lund I
Johanne Catherine Christensen
Marriage: from January 1867 to December 1867
Niels Lauridsen Lund II
Johanne Catherine Lund
Julia Fredrika Lund
Peter Christian Lund
Camilla Margaret Lund
Laurene Maria Lund
Wilford Franklin Lund
Andrew Parley Lund
Thora Norma Beatrice Lund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from January 1867 to December 1867Thisted, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 6
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 18
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Lars, Nils, Thor, Iver, Nels, Obert, Berger, Einer, Knute, Morten.Scandinavian, German, and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, Old Norse lundr; the word was adopted into northern dialects of Middle English and also into Anglo-Norman French. There are a number of places in England named with this word, as for example Lund in Lancashire, East Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire, Lunt in Merseyside, and Lound in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Suffolk, and the surname may derive from any of these. As a Swedish surname it is probably most often ornamental.German: habitational name from any of the places called Lund or Lunden in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Conversion of the Laurids Nielsen Lund Family

    The Conversion of the Family of Laurids Nielsen and Frederikke Jensen LUND As recorded in the Journal of their son, Christian Nielsen Lund While the members of our family were quietly pursuing their …

    Sources (31)

    • Niels Lauritsen in household of Laurids Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Niels L Lund in entry for Peter Christian Lund, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949" d 30 Oct 1937
    • Niels Lauritzen Lund in household of Lauritz Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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