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 Hans Christian Davidson

Hans Christian Davidson

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Death 23 Aug 1892 (aged 72)
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_ms_118_2
Memorial ID 140488 · View Source
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Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, volume 1

Name: Hans Christian Davidson
Birth Date: 28 Mar 1820
Birth Place: Kagnaus, Alsen Island, Denmark
Parents: Hans and Dorothea Catherine Hansen Davidson
Death Date: 23 Aug 1892
Death Place: Mt. Pleasant, Utah
Arrival: 20 Sep 1858, Ivan N. Iverson Co.
Spouse: Anna Maria Jensen
Marriage Date: 02 Nov 1852
Marriage Place: Nomack, Denmark
Spouse's Birth Date: 24 Feb 1828
Spouse's Birth Place: Nomack, Denmark
Spouse's Death Date: 02 May 1886
Spouse's Death Place: Birch Creek, Sanpete, Utah
Married 2nd: Anna Dorthea Hansen -No children Date: 16 Nov 1887 Married 3rd: Karen Marie Nielson -No children Date: 10 Oct 1869 Married 4th: Johana Marie Nielson -No children Date 9 Jul 1890 Hans was a surveyor and draftsman in Denmark . After coming to the Valley, he settled in Mt. Pleasant, Utah . He was the first photographer and newspaper editor in Mt. Pleasant . At various times he served as a wagon master in bringing saints to Utah . He was fluent in English, German and Danish, and had a good education for the times. He created the H. C. Davidson perpetual calendar. He invented the pressure cooker and had several other patents. Besides being active in the church and community, he used his talents in many other ways. Children of 1st wife: Mary Diantha Catherine , b. 22 Feb 1853 , Majolli, Denmark . Md. 22 Mar 1875 , Niel Peter Nielson . D. 15 Apr 1933 , Sigured, Utah . Hans Thomas , b. 24 Oct 1855 , Majolli, Denmark . Md. 16 Oct 1878 , Elizabeth Young Robertson . D. 9 Nov 1920 , Millburne, Wyoming . Elizabeth , b. 24 Aug 1859 , Pleasant Grove, Utah . Md. 1 Jan 1878 , Hans phraim Larsen . D. 25 Aug 1947 , Spring City, Sanpete, Utah . Lorenzo , b. 31 Aug 1861 , Pleasant Grove, Utah . Md. 4 Mar 1887 , Anna Louise Peterson . D. 12 Apr 1924 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Amasa , b. 29 Mar 1863 , Pleasant Grove, Utah . Md. 12 Jun 1889 , Annie Elizabeth Hansen . D. 5 Jan 1930 . Sarah , b. 9 Sep 1864 , Pleasant Grove, Utah . D. 20 Mar 1865 , Pleasant Grove, Utah . Ephraim Marning (twin), b. 4 Jul 1866 , Mt. Pleasant, Utah . Md. 12 Jun 1888 , Hannah Amelia Hjort . D. 24 May 1942 , Rexburg, Madison, Idaho . Sarah (twin), b. 4 Jul 1866 , Mt. Pleasant, Utah . Md. 5 Jan 1886 Asa Wilcox . D. 30 Dec 1934 , Mt. Pleasant, Utah . Lucinda , b. 30 Apr 1869 , Mt. Pleasant, Utah . Md. 26 Nov 1886 , Neils Wahlin . D. 15 Feb 1949 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Joseph , b. 15 Feb 1871 , Mt. Pleasant, Utah . Md. Mary Sanstorm . D. 5 Jul 1901. Written by Lowell Parkinson.

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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 140488
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hans Christian Davidson (28 Mar 1820–23 Aug 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140488, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .