Marius Christian Petersen

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    26 December 1907
  • Children


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    +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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Niels, Jorgen, Holger, Anders, Einer, Aksel, Bent, Gunner, Knud.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or Pettersen .

    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 (19)

    • Marius Petersen in entry for Elmer Henry Petersen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Marius Pedersen in household of Johan Peder Pedersen, "Denmark, Århus Municipal Census, 1896"
    • Marius Peterson in entry for Emerson H Potter and Lillian Ruth Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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