Annie Wilhelmena Carlsen

29 January 1887–24 December 1957 (Age 70)
Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Annie Wilhelmena

When Annie Wilhelmena Carlsen was born on 29 January 1887, in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Rangvald Carlsen, was 26 and her mother, Annie Melvina Johnson, was 16. She married Ben Sainsbury on 11 July 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 119 Buena, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 1957, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Gardens, Moses Lake, Grant, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ben Sainsbury
Annie Wilhelmena Carlsen
Marriage: 11 July 1904
George Rangvald Sainsbury
Willard Le Roy Sainsbury
Melva Sainsbury
Duvay Herbert Sainsbury
Kenneth Verl Sainsbury
Norma Sainsbury
Trilva Sainsbury
Eldon Junius Sainsbury
Stanley Claire Sainsbury
Orlin Ivell Sainsbury
Fred Udell Sainsbury
Zola Sainsbury

Spouse and Children

11 July 1904
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 9

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Carl .

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

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Story Highlight

Anna Melvina Johnson

Anna Melvina Johnson Carlsen Mother of Martha Oakeson Anna was born in South Cottonwood, Utah on April 19, 1870 to Olaus (Olauvas) Johnson and Anna Helena Amundsen (Dyresen). She was given the name …

Sources (3)

  • Anna Wilhelmina Carlsen Sainsbury in household of Ben Sainsbury, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Annie Sainsbury in household of Ben Sainsbury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Sainsbury in household of Benjiman Sainsbury, "United States Census, 1930"

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