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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title Andrew
Description community service, he was honored by the Association on 13 March 1915, his eightieth birthday, and was presented with a gold watch. Once again Andrew contemplated his life and once again became pensive. His had been a long and varied life. The years had been good to him. God had been good to him He raised an active, ambitious family and had large posterity. He could leave this life feeling a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. It was now time for him to begin his final adventure. (Andrew died on 6 December 1915 leaving a rich legacy for those who follow.) I. All information contained in (bis story was taken from three major sources: an unpublished. typewritten manuscript entitled "Genealogy and History of Andrew Madsen"; The Madsen of Mt. Pleasant Utah, Nell Madsen and Pearl M. Olsen. Co-Editors, published by the Lars Madsen Family Organization in 1967. and Mount Pleasant 1859-1939. compiled by Hilda Madsen Longsdorf, sponsored by Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Historical Association. 1939. Also used were genealogical records. 2. Niels Peter b. 17 Sep 1831 was 23; Andrew, b. 3 Mar 1832 was 20; Anne Margrethe (sometimes known as Grathe). b. 29 Oct 1837 was 18. Jacobine (sometimes know as Bena). b. 23 June 1840 was 15: and Niels, b. 29 Aug 1843 was 12. Parents were Lars Madsen, b. 19 Apr 1795. and Bodil (Bodel) Nielsen Madsen, b. 14 Jan 1808. The sons who remained in Denmark with their parents were Mads. b. 20 July 1830. age 25. and Lars Christan. b. 29 Dec 1847, age 7. 3. Johannah Elizabeth Vindergreen Anderson was b. 15 Dec 1840 in Malmo, Sweden. Her parents were Niels Christian Vindergreen Anderson. b. 4 Nov 1809. in Widorf, Skone, Sweden, and Louisa Linberg,b. 4 Apr 1810. in Oppmana, Skone, Sweden. 4. Andrew's house, on the southeastern corner of Third North and State, is still in use. Whether it is the orgional or one built later is unknown by the author. After Andrew died, his daughter and son-in-law. Hilda Electa Madsen and Showman Longsdorf, lived there until their deaths. 5. Andrew's children were: Hannah L. Madsen, b. 27 Sep 1859. Louisa B. Madsen, b. 10 Aug 1861. Andreas Madsen, b. 15 Sep 1863; Annie Madsen, b. 20 Oct 1864; Emma Madsen, b. 15 July 1866: Andrew C. Madsen.b. 4.May 1867: Lawritz L. Madsen, b. 2 Aug 1886; Anthon W. Madsen, b. 18 June 1871; Neil M. Madsen, b. 21 Sep 1873: and Hilda E. Madsen, b. 28 Nov. 1877. Hilda was bom after this letter was written so was not included in her father's description of his family. 6. Andrew served in this capacity until bis death. 92
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326394
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326394