Niels Thuesen

21 June 1812–22 October 1892 (Age 80)
Jutland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Thuesen was born on 21 June 1812, in Jutland, Denmark, his father, Thue Nicolaisen, was 23 and his mother, Marianne Nielsdatter, was 25. He married Engelika Kirstine Lund on 15 October 1841, in Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 22 October 1892, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Thuesen
Engelika Kirstine Lund
Marriage: 15 October 1841
John Nicolai Thuesen Dorcheus
Julius Peder Thuesen
Julie Mariane Margret Thueson
Laura Christine Hansena Magdalena Thuesen
Julius Thuesen
Ane Frederika Thuesen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1841Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 6
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Erik, Viggo.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from Thue, a Danish short form of any of various names beginning with Thórr- (see Thor ). It is also found in Germany.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Moving West

    Neils was the first in the family to be baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He filled a mission while still in Denmark in the County of Preasto, Zeland. They emigrated to …

    Sources (38)

    • Niels Thuesen in household of Syvester Thermansen Syegård, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Niels T Dorcheus in entry for John Theusen Dorcheus, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Niels Thüesen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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