Willard Samuel Fjeldsted

19 August 1853–28 January 1937 (Age 83)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Willard Samuel

When Willard Samuel Fjeldsted was born on 19 August 1853, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Christian Daniel Fjeldsted, was 24 and his mother, Karen C. Olsen, was 32. He married Sarah Caroline Hansen on 24 October 1878, in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 28 January 1937, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Samuel Fjeldsted
Sarah Caroline Hansen
Marriage: 24 October 1878
Willard Daniel Fjeldsted
Mary Caroline Fjeldsted
Ardella Lillian Fjeldsted
Edgar Niels Fjeldsted
Ezra James Fjeldsted
Warren Hyrum Fjeldsted
Katie Lorain Fjeldsted
Eda Sarah Fjeldsted
Milford Willard Fjeldsted
Mattie Josephine Fjeldsted
Walter Samuel Fjeldsted
Sarah S Fjeldsted

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1878Copenhagen, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 4
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Especially U.S.: transferred use of the surname, which is probably derived from the Old English personal name Wilheard, from wil ‘will, desire’ + heard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. It is associated with the Jamaican opera singer Willard White ( b. 1946 ).

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

    Story Highlight

    Sarah Caroline Hansen Fjeldsted

    SARAH CAROLINE HANSEN FJELDSTED 1860 - 1939 By Melda Seamons, Blanche Larsen, Ruth Guymon In Trostlop, Denmark, August 11, 1832, two years after the organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat …

    Sources (31)

    • Willard Samuel Fjeldsted in entry for Edgar Neils Fjeldsted, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Willard S Fjildsted, "United States Census, 1930"
    • W. S. Fjelsted in entry for Jared Lewis and Mattie Fjelsted, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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