Karen Helene Laurense Axelsen Or Einarsen

Brief Life History of Karen Helene Laurense

When Karen Helene Laurense Axelsen Or Einarsen was born on 12 May 1841, in Sæby, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Axel Eÿnersen, was 34 and her mother, Karen Helene Nielsdatter Gundersen, was 32. She married Christian August Madsen on 24 January 1889, in Sanpete, Utah, United States. She lived in Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark in 1845. She died on 20 November 1906, in Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Christian August Madsen
Karen Helene Laurense Axelsen Or Einarsen
Marriage: 24 January 1889

Sources (18)

  • Karen Helene Laurentze in household of Karen Helene Gundersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Helena Emarsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Karen H. Lawrence Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Nils, Knud, Knut, Niels, Per. German Claus, Hans.

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

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

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