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 John Knudsen, Sr

John Knudsen, Sr

Birth
Norway
Death 21 Jan 1926 (aged 97)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_207_4_2
Memorial ID 140334 · View Source
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"Grandpa" John Knudsen, Sr., 97 years of age, the oldest resident of Mt. Pleasant, died yesterday afternoon following a three days' illness due to the infirmities of old age.
Mr. Knudsen had been in his usual good health and had attended Sunday school and church services last Sunday. Mr. Knudsen was born in Christiania, Norway, October 17, 1828, and ws married to Miss Karen Andersen of Vejle, Denmark, August 21, 1856. After embracing the Mormon faith, they came to Utah in 1865.
Mr. Knudsen was a tailor, but also engaged in farming. He was a veteran of the Black Hawk Indian war.

Salt Lake Tribune January 22, 1926

Parents are not named.
Married Karen
COD: Chronic interstitial nephritis
Death certificate State of Utah

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  • Maintained by: Love My Ancestors
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 140334
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Knudsen, Sr (17 Oct 1828–21 Jan 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140334, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .