Marius Christian Petersen

9 September 1886–23 November 1966 (Age 80)
Århus, Denmark

The Life of Marius Christian

When Marius Christian Petersen was born on 9 September 1886, in Århus, Denmark, his father, Johan Peter Pedersen, was 25 and his mother, Alma Josephine Jacobsson, was 21. He married Anne Marie Hansen on 26 December 1907. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, South Australia, Australia in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 November 1966, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marius Christian Petersen
Anne Marie Hansen
Marriage: 26 December 1907
Elmer Henry Petersen
Ruth Lillian Petersen
Grace Margaret Petersen

Spouse and Children

26 December 1907


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 10

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Story Highlight

The Johan Peter Petersen Family

Johan Peter Petersen was a tailor in Aarhus, Denmark. He and his wife Alma are parents of three children as show in the photo. When their oldest child, Christian, was a young man he attended a meetin …

Sources (3)

  • Christian Marius Nielsen in household of Niels Rasmüsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Marius Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Marias Pedersen in household of Johan Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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