Ellen Kirstine Andersen

26 February 1823–27 August 1889 (Age 66)
Engestofte, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ellen Kirstine

When Ellen Kirstine Andersen was born on 26 February 1823, in Engestofte, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Anders Pedersen, was 35 and her mother, Maren Vilhelmsdatter, was 32. She married Anders or Andrew Larsen on 24 November 1854, in Nykøbing Falster, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 August 1889, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders or Andrew Larsen
Ellen Kirstine Andersen
Marriage: 24 November 1854
Marie Bolette Larsen
Christian Vilhelm Larsen
Johanne Sofie Larsen
Harold Andrace Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1854Nykøbing Falster, Maribo, Denmark
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    H. A. Larsen, Manti Citizen

    LARSON H. A., farmer, son of Andrew and Christena E., was born in Denmark April 9, 1862. The family emigrated in March, 1864, crossing the plains in Capt. Abner Lowry's company, reaching Manti in Octo …

    Sources (25)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen Kirstine Andersen - Government record: Christening record or certificate: birth: 26 February 1823; Engestofte, Maribo, Denmark
    • Ellen Kirstine Andersd in household of Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Ellen Kirstine Andersdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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