Ellen Nielsen

1834 - 1910

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Ellen Nielsen

1834 - 1910
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According to the minutes of Provo 4th Ward, funeral services over the remains of Ellen Krog Neilsen were held in Provo 2 July 1910. She died June 30, 1910. 'The following sketch of the life of Sister Neilsen was handed to the Bishop and herewith recorded,' the minutes record. “Ellen Neilsen was bo
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Ellen Nielsen

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Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States
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June 8, 2011
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June 7, 2011

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Ellen Krog Nielsen: In Memorium

Contributor: Simini Created: 9 months ago Updated: 9 months ago

According to the minutes of Provo 4th Ward, funeral services over the remains of Ellen Krog Neilsen were held in Provo 2 July 1910. She died June 30, 1910. "The following sketch of the life of Sister Neilsen was handed to the Bishop and herewith recorded," the minutes record. “Ellen Neilsen was born on the Island of Lolland, Denmark, December 9, 1834. She was the daughter of James and Ellen Krog. Married James Christofferson in 1856 at the age of 22 years, with whom she lived 9 years having one son and two daughters. “Her first husband died 1865 and the following year 1866 she was married to Christian Willard Neilsen with whom she lived 24 years and 11 months. He passed away December 22, 1889, leaving no children. “Ellen Neilsen joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in winter of 1872 and immigrated to Utah in the spring of 1874 living in Salt Lake City one year and has since made her home in this city, residing in the Provo 4th Ward until the last three years where she has lived with her daughter. She is survived by one daughter, ten grand children, and four Great Grand children.” Source: Minutes, July 2, 1910, Provo 4th Ward, General Minutes, 1909-12, LR 7224 11, v. 19, Church History Library, Salt Lake City.

Life timeline of Ellen Nielsen

1834
Ellen Nielsen was born in 1834
Ellen Nielsen was 6 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
1840
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Ellen Nielsen was 25 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
1859
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Ellen Nielsen was 28 years old when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the freedom of all slaves in Confederate territory by January 1, 1863. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
1862
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Ellen Nielsen was 45 years old when Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
1879
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Ellen Nielsen was 51 years old when Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is published in the United States. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, the narrator of two other Twain novels and a friend of Tom Sawyer. It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
1885
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Ellen Nielsen was 61 years old when George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.
1895
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Ellen Nielsen was 69 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
1903
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Ellen Nielsen died in 1910 at the age of 76
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