Else Mortensdatter

1 April 1826–16 November 1891 (Age 65)
Idestrup, Idestrup, Nykøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Else

When Else Mortensdatter was born on 1 April 1826, in Idestrup, Nykøbing, Denmark, her father, Morten Jensen, was 39 and her mother, Dorthe Knudsen, was 35. She married Christian Brodersen on 19 March 1852, in Idestrup, Idestrup, Nykøbing, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Væggerløse, Væggerløse, Nykøbing, Denmark in 1855 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 16 November 1891, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Christian Hansen Arnoldsen
Else Mortensdatter
Marriage: 16 August 1862
Lars C. Arnoldsen
Joseph Smith Arnoldsen
Else Arnoldsen
Hyrum Smith Arnoldson
Hans Jacob Arnoldsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 3
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Pet form of Elisabeth .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (27)

    • Else Mortensen in household of Marten Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Elsie Mortensen in entry for Hans Arnoldson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Else Mortensdatter in household of Morten Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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