Karen Margretha Nielsen

6 April 1864–9 February 1932 (Age 67)
Mårup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Karen Margretha

When Karen Margretha Nielsen was born on 6 April 1864, in Mårup, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Niels Peter Nielsen, was 30 and her mother, Mariane Larsen, was 31. She married Jens Christian Jensen on 13 December 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 February 1932, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Anderson
Karen Margretha Nielsen
Marriage: 9 November 1892
Anna Adora Anderson
Mary Jane Anderson
Olga Margaret Anderson
Warren William Anderson
Harold Orval Anderson

Spouse and Children

9 November 1892
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Margeret Nielson Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Margaret Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margret Anderson in household of Nels Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"

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