Andrew Martin Israelsen

9 January 1857–5 May 1939 (Age 82)
Kasfjord, Harstad, Troms, Norway

The Life Summary of Andrew Martin

When Andrew Martin Israelsen was born on 9 January 1857, in Kasfjord, Harstad, Troms, Norway, his father, Tellef John Israelsen, was 30 and his mother, Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter, was 20. He married Boletta Wilson on 23 November 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and World for about 10 years. In 1920, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 5 May 1939, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Andrew Martin Israelsen
Boletta Wilson
Marriage: 23 November 1882
John Andrew Israelsen
Orson Winso Israelsen
Elizabeth Frances Israelsen
Agnes Lucy Israelsen
Victor Eugene Israelsen
Edith Alveretta Israelsen
Vernon Lycurgus Israelsen
Mary Boletta Israelsen
Eilert Kenneth Israelsen
Alice Guinevere Israelsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · School Act
    Age 3
    School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
    1860 · Andreas Bloch
    Age 3
    Birth year of Andreas Bloch. Well-known painter and illustrator. He is remembered primarily for his drawings. His works are represented in both the National Gallery and in the Oslo City Museum.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels. German Fritzi.Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Israelsson: patronymic from the personal name Israel 1.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Israelsen, a rare cognate of 1 above.

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

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    History of Anna Kirstine Eilertsen Nielsen by Nannie Nielsen Jorgensen

    My mother, Anna Kirstine Eilertsen, was born in Kasjfrod, Norway, October 22, 1873. She was the first child born to Eilert, 44 years of age and Anne Margrethe Olsen, 22 years of age. Grandfather didn’ …

    Sources (55)

    • Andrew Issalsen in entry for Vernon Lycurgus Issalsen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Andrew Martin Israelsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • A M Israelsen in entry for Clair F Gardner and Alice Gwinevere Israelsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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