Sarah Albertine Bolander

22 August 1866–26 October 1903 (Age 37)
Åsted, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Sarah Albertine

When Sarah Albertine Bolander was born on 22 August 1866, in Åsted, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Svend Gustav Bolander, was 47 and her mother, Anna Katrina Andersdotter, was 41. She married Neils Peter Madsen on 14 May 1890, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1870 and Koosharem Election Precinct, Piute, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 26 October 1903, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Neils Peter Madsen
Sarah Albertine Bolander
Marriage: 14 May 1890
Niels Christian Madsen
Anna Albertina Madsen
Krista Henrietta Madsen
Heber Bolander Madsen
Angus Charles Madsen
Daniel Leroy Madsen

Spouse and Children

14 May 1890
Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 2

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

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

1 Swedish: ornamental name composed either of bo ‘farm’ + the suffix -(land)er or of bol ‘farm’ + ander, probably taken from Greek anēr ‘man’, genitive andros.2 German: habitational name for someone from Bolanden in the Palatinate, Bolande in Schleswig-Holstein, or Bohland in Baden. The first takes its name from a 13th century castle and neighboring village, which is derived from an older (12th century) field name, Bonlande(n), meaning ‘bean field’.3 German: probably an altered spelling of Böhlander, regional name for a Pole, Middle High German Polan, Poland (from Slavic poljane ‘plain’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Serrah R Madsen in household of Niels Madsen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sara Abertine Bolander in household of Svend Gusta Bolander, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Bolander Madsen in entry for Henrietta Johnson, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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