Viggo Julius Hestmark

12 June 1863–22 April 1915 (Age 51)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Viggo Julius

When Viggo Julius Hestmark was born on 12 June 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Carl William "C.W." Høstmark, was 30 and his mother, Caroline Wilhelmine Jacobsen, was 30. He married Mary Elizabeth Cullen on 27 April 1895, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 April 1915, in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Viggo Julius Hestmark
Mary Elizabeth Cullen
Marriage: 27 April 1895
Jesse Carl Hestmark
Alfred Martin Hestmark
Lena Mary Hestmark
Carl Viggo Hestmark

Spouse and Children

27 April 1895
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived in the western part of a municipality, from Middle High German west(en) ‘west’ + marc ‘boundary’, ‘boundary mark’.

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

Sources (3)

  • *Ggo Hestmark, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Viggo Hestmack in entry for William F Morehouse and Lena Walsh, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Viggo Hestrnack in entry for William F Morehouse and Lena Walsh, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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