Leonard Neils Eskelsen

30 December 1888–8 March 1966 (Age 77)
Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Leonard Neils

When Leonard Neils Eskelsen was born on 30 December 1888, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Lilljenquist Eskelsen, was 23 and his mother, Pauline Josephine Christofersen, was 20. He married Favoretta Ransom on 7 February 1912, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in United States in 1966 and Port Orchard, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1966. He died on 8 March 1966, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Neils Eskelsen
Favoretta Ransom
Marriage: 7 February 1912
Zelda Eskelsen
Ralph Leonard Eskelsen Sr
Elsie Bernice Eskelsen
Etta Marie Eskelsen
Pauline Eskelson
Opal Darlean Eskelsen
Barbara Eskelsen

Spouse and Children

7 February 1912
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States



    Ralph Leonard Eskelsen Sr


    Elsie Bernice Eskelsen


    Etta Marie Eskelsen



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 1

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: variant of Eskildsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leonard Nels Eskelson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leonard Neils Eskelson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leonard Eskilon, "United States Census, 1940"

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