Frederick Ferdinand Olsen Nielsen

31 May 1849–
Ønslev, Nørre Alslev, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Frederick Ferdinand Olsen

When Frederick Ferdinand Olsen Nielsen was born on 31 May 1849, in Ønslev, Nørre Alslev, Storstrøm, Denmark, his father, Ole Nielsen, was 31 and his mother, Caroline Amelia MortansDatter, was 19. He lived in Ønslev, Ønslev, Maribo, Denmark in 1855. He died in Utah, United States.

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Ole Nielsen
Caroline Amelia MortansDatter
Frederick Ferdinand Olsen Nielsen
Andrew Oley Nielson

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World Events (8)

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
Age 1
Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 32
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 Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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Sources (19)

  • Frederik Olsen in household of Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Ferdinand Nielsen, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"
  • Frederick Nielsen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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