Dorothea Andreason

13 December 1811–18 November 1880 (Age 68)
Jonstrup, Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Dorothea

When Dorothea Andreason was born on 13 December 1811, in Jonstrup, Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Andreas Sorensen, was 56 and her mother, Ane Margrethe Hansen, was 22. She married Jens Poulsen on 12 October 1832, in Undløse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Undløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark for about 21 years. She died on 18 November 1880, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Poulsen
Dorothea Andreason
Marriage: 12 October 1832
Bodil Jensen
Kirsten Jensen
Johanna Jensen
Peter Jensen
Dødfødt (Stillborn) Drangebarn Poulsen
Niels Jensen
Ane Margrethe Jensen
Maren C. Poulsen
Ane Sophie Jensen Poulsen
Ane Marie Jensen Poulsen
Niels Jensen
Ane Jensen Poulsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1832Undløse, Holbæk, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 19
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Andreassen or Andreasen and of the Swedish cognate Andreasson. This form of the surname is also found in Sweden, but it is very rare there.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (71)

    • Dorthe Andreasdatter in household of Jens Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Dorothy Poulson in entry for Annie Paulson Jensen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Dorthe Andreasdatter in household of Jens Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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