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Christian Nielsen "C.N." Lund
Original name: Christian Nelson Lund
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1846, Denmark
Death: May 7, 1921
Mount Pleasant
Sanpete County
Utah, USA

Parents: Christian Nielsen - Frederikke Jensen
Death certificate State of Utah

C.N. Lund, son of Lauritz and Fredrikke Nielsen, wes born in Seest,Denmark, January 13 1846. one of a large family,
he was compelled to earn his living from early boyhood. He joned the Mormon Church in 1858, and traveled as a missionary from 1865 to 1868.

He left his native land for Utah in June, 1868 and arrived in Salt Lake City on September 25 of that year, crossing the plains in the last train of ox-teams that came over. He worked on the railroad in Echo and Weber canyons, and stoped for a time in 1869 in Brigham City.

He located in Mt. Pleasant in the fall of 1869, but fulfilled a mission to the Northwest in 1879 and 1880, laboring in Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.

He served four years as city recorder, three years as a member of the city council and six years as mayor. He was a member of the Constitutional Conventions held in 1882 and 1887 in Salt Lake City. He was a member of the Legislature in the House in 1890 and City Council in 1894. He was Justice of the Peace for six years.

He was appointed Bishop, May 20, 1890. He later filled a mission to Scandinavea from May 1896 to June 1898, during which he presided over the mission, including Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

His first wife was Petra Antonia marie Jensen. Born in Denmark, February 21, 1852. They were married in Salt Lake City, October 1869, and had six children: Christian, Eliza, william,James, Amelia and Parley. His wife died August 21 1882.

His second wife was Christina A., daughter of Neils and Anna C. Neilsen,born in Denmark, September 22, 1859.They were married October 9, 1884 and had six children: Christian, Amanda, Esther, Anthon and Thorwald.

He died on May 7, 1921.

Here is the story of how the LUND name came to be.

Family links: 
  Laurids Nielsen Lund (1806 - 1872)
  Frederikke Jensen Nielsen LUND (1814 - 1875)
  Petra Antonie Marie Lund (1852 - 1882)*
  Bodil Kristiane Nielsen Lund (1859 - 1907)*
  Christian N Lund (1871 - 1950)*
  Emelie Marie Lund (1873 - 1885)*
  Petra Eliza Lund Larsen (1876 - 1957)*
  Louis William Lund (1878 - 1962)*
  Parley Parker Lund (1881 - 1881)*
  Waldemar M Mortensen Lund (1881 - 1937)*
  James Albert Lund (1883 - 1939)*
  Christiana Mathilda Lund Peterson (1885 - 1944)*
  Amanda Lund Christiansen (1888 - 1910)*
  Esther Maria Josephine Lund Thomson (1890 - 1975)*
  Thorvald Christian Lauridsen Lund (1894 - 1894)*
  Anthon Heber Lund (1896 - 1974)*
  Francis L. Lund (1900 - 1978)*
  Niels Lauridsen Lund (1841 - 1896)*
  Christian Nielsen Lund (1846 - 1921)
  Hans Lauridsen Lund (1849 - 1928)*
  Peter Lauridsen Lund (1853 - 1873)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Pleasant City Cemetery
Mount Pleasant
Sanpete County
Utah, USA
Plot: A_192_1_8
Maintained by: melvin
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 140524
Christian Nielsen C.N. Lund
Added by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Christian Nielsen C.N. Lund
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 Added: May. 11, 2012

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