Jens Jacob Mork

2 October 1867–13 February 1934 (Age 66)
København, Denmark

The Life of Jens Jacob

When Jens Jacob Mork was born on 2 October 1867, in København, Denmark, his father, Hans Mork, was 31 and his mother, Magdalene Helena Christiansen, was 32. He married Hansine Emilie Petersen on 3 November 1896, in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1893. He died on 13 February 1934, in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Jens Jacob Mork
Hansine Emilie Petersen
Marriage: 3 November 1896
Eleanor Hansine Mork
Adeana 'Dina' Mork
Jackie Mork

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3 November 1896
Black Hawk, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 1

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Danish (Mørk) and Swedish (Mörk): nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Danish mørk, Swedish mörk ‘dark’ (Old Norse myrkr, whence also the English word murk(y)).2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named, from Old Norse mǫrk ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Mork, "Iowa, State Census, 1925"
  • Jacob Mork, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jacob Mark, "United States Census, 1910"

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